Calls for Papers/Aug 18, 2017

MAA @ Kalamazoo 2018

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Medieval Academy of America Sessions, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, May 10–13, 2018

At the 2018 International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Medieval Academy plenary lecture will be delivered by Prof. Sara Ritchey (University of Tennessee, Knoxville). We invite submissions for two sessions related to Prof. Ritchey’s lecture as well as sessions sponsored by the GSC and CARA:

Plenary-related sessions:
1) Medical Texts in Manuscript Culture
2) Saints as Therapy

Session organizer
Monica Green, Arizona State University

The Medieval Academy Graduate Student Committee will sponsor a roundtable titled “Meet the Editors: Tips and Techniques on Article Submission for Graduate Students.”

Session organizer
Katherine Sedovic, Trinity College Dublin

Finally, the MAA’s Committee for Centers and Regional Associations (CARA) will sponsor two roundtables:
1) The Twenty-First-Century Medievalist: Digital Methods, Career Diversity, and Beyond
2) Teaching a Diverse and Inclusive Middle Ages

Session organizer
Sarah Davis-Secord, University of New Mexico

Proposals for all sessions must be received by the session organizers by 15 September.