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CFP: Transforming Scripture, May 2014

“Transforming Scripture: Biblical Translations and Adaptations in Old and Middle English” will be held at St. Anne’s College, Oxford on 29-31 May 2014. The drive to make scripture available in the vernacular was responsible for some of the highest artistic and scholarly achievements of the medieval period, inspiring literary and academic projects of incomparable magnitude […]

CFP: Europe After Wyclif

From June 4-6, 2014, Fordham’s Center for Medieval Studies, in association with the Lollard Society and our partners at McGill University in Montreal, will be hosting a three-day conference entitled “Europe after Wyclif.” The aim of the conference is to broaden in both chronological and geographical terms the scope of the study of religious controversy […]

CFP: Early Book Society, July 2013

The thirteenth biennial EBS conference will be held at St. Andrews University, Scotland, from 4-7 July 2013. The theme for the conference is “Networks of Influence: Readers, Owners, and Makers of MSS and Printed Books, 1350-1550.” According to the CFP, “networks” could allude to an affinity, friendships, communities, secular or religious or both, for example, […]

CFP: Kalamazoo 2013

Here are sessions proposed for May 2013; the Congress will be held on 9-13 May. 1. Last Things Papers in this session will consider the ways in which fifteenth-century Europeans addressed the death of the individual and its perils and promises; mass deaths or killings associated with plague, famine, or war; or fears, hopes or […]

International Hoccleve Society

There is a newly formed International Hoccleve Society, and they are offering this Call for Papers for Kalamazoo this coming year: proposals are due by September 15th. “Tradition and the Individual Hoccleve”: a Session for the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2012, sponsored by The International Hoccleve Society In “Tradition and […]

CFP: Leeds 2012

The theme of Leeds 2012 is “Rules to Follow (or Not),” which should dovetail beautifully with sessions about lollards. Submitters might especially look at the last “area of discussion” that Leeds proposes to define their topic: “Modalities of creating, adapting, legitimating, proclaiming, enforcing, transferring, transgressing, overriding and/or resisting rules.” Sessions at Leeds need to be […]

CFP: Kalamazoo 2012

Here are the sessions we hope to offer next year; the Congress will be on May 10-13. Next year, all three Lollard Society panels will emphasize comparative study – between disciplines, across the supposed divide between medieval and early modern culture, and between thinkers and movements that have in the past been embedded in particular […]

Two CFPs

Two Calls for Papers are approaching rapidly: both are due December 1st. Both of them can be found in full on the Medieval Academy’s Conference Calendar. 1. John Gower in Iberia: Six Hundred Years, the Second International Congress of the John Gower Society, in Valladolid, Spain. Spain has been chosen as a site for Congress […]

Call for Papers: Medieval Academy 2011

UPDATED: The annual meeting of the Medieval Academy of America will be held jointly with that of MAP (the Medieval Association of the Pacific) at the Chaparral Suites Hotel ( in Scottsdale, Arizona, 14-16 April 2011. It will be hosted by ACMRS (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies) at Arizona State University (ASU), Tempe. […]

CFP: Leeds 2011

The Call for Papers for the International Medieval Congress at Leeds for Summer 2011 has been posted. The theme will be “Poor . . . Rich”: How uneven was the distribution of wealth in medieval communities and polities? How was the distribution of wealth affected by environmental and commercial cycles of paucity and plenty? How […]