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CFP: Kalamazoo, 2014

The Lollard Society is sponsoring two sessions at the 49th Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (to be held 8-11 May 2014): 1. What Is a Wycliffite Book? In recent years scholars have been expanding and complicating definitions of what constitutes heresy, orthodoxy, and heterodoxy, investigating how so-called Wycliffite practices intersect with […]

EBS Conference, St. Andrews, July 2013

The program for the EBS Conference on 4-7 July in St. Andrews has now been published; two (fascinating!) sessions will be devoted to Wycliffism. Wycliffites and Their Texts I (Chair: Daniel Wakelin, University of Oxford) “Richard Rolle, the Lollards and Marginal Glosses in the Psalms of MS Longleat 3, a Wycliffite Bible in the Early […]

Kalamazoo 2013

We are offering two sessions at Kalamazoo this May. The first will be on Friday afternoon at 3:30 in Valley I; the second will be on Saturday morning in Schneider. We look forward to seeing you there! 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo (May 9-12, 2013). Session 303: Last Things (Organizer: Fiona Somerset, Univ. […]

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, […]

Kalamazoo 2012

The schedule for Kalamazoo 2012 is now on line. Sessions this year will take place on Thursday, May 10, in the afternoon and evening. Session 66: Influence or Interchange? Vernacular and Scholarly Cultures (Organizer: Fiona Somerset, Duke Univ.; Presider: J. Patrick Hornbeck II, Fordham Univ.) “Unlocking the Barn Door: Vernacular Doctrine and Its Audience in […]

Kalamazoo Sessions, 2011

46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo (May 12-15, 2011). Sessions will take place Friday, May 13th. The first session will be in Fetzer; the latter two in Valley I. Session 193: Versions of the Bible (Organizer: Fiona Somerset, Duke Univ.; Presider: Kathleen Kennedy, Penn State–Brandywine) “Concatenations: Biblical, Lollard,” Michael P. Kuczynski, Tulane Univ. “Literal […]

Colloquium: Mass Production, Clandestine Circulation? Wycliffite Bibles in Oxford Libraries

This will be a one-day colloquium on 7 May 2011 at Christ Church College, Oxford. Researchers and students are welcome. This is to initiate a project to “investigate in close detail all copies of the Bible currently in Oxford collections in order to elicit more evidence about their production and circulation. The study will cover […]

Conference: Uncertain Knowledge in the Middle Ages

This conference will be held from 7 – 9 April 2011, King’s College, Cambridge. What are the forms in which later medieval thinkers articulate epistemological skepticism, relativism and doubt? Is it possible to voice different forms of uncertainty in different institutional contexts and languages? This will be an interdisciplinary workshop for invited speakers, bringing into […]

CFP for Leeds: Dives and Pauper

CFP Leeds 2011: “Dives and Pauper “ The very title of this Middle English treatise speaks to the theme of the Leeds International Medieval Congress. Well-known yet under-studied, its prologue deals with questions of wealth and evangelical poverty, while its treatment of the Ten Commandments has provided historians with a wealth of information about fourteenth- […]