2018 International Congress on Medieval Studies Program

November 26, 2017 in Abstracts of Conference Papers, Announcements, Conference, Conference Announcement, Index of Medieval Art, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Uncategorized

Sessions & Events
Sponsored and Co-Sponsored
by the Research Group on Manuscript Evidence
at the 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies
10–13 May 2018

[Published on 26 November 2017, with updates]

With the completion of our Call for Papers for the 2018 Congress, we prepared the Programs for our Sessions and other Events (Reception and Open Business Meeting included). With the turn of the New Year, as customary, we began to post the Abstracts of Papers and Response, as their Authors permit.

Now, with the publication of the full Congress Program in a “sneak preview” at the beginning of February, the allocated times and locations become known.  Also, more Abstracts join our Announcement here.

Background and Foreground

The course of announcements and reports about the 2018 Congress may follow the sequence of previous years. For example, for the 2017 Congress, we announced the Plans and the Call for Papers (which has a deadline of 15 September), the Program (once the Sessions are designed from the responses to the Call for Papers), then an updated version or versions of the Program with the addition of the Abstracts and other news (same URL), and, once the Congress is accomplished, a Report as well as, it may be, a Report Behind the Scenes.


Logo of the Research Group on Manuscript Evidence (colour version)As in recent years, we co-sponsor Sessions with the Societas Magica (3 Sessions), and we co-sponsor a Reception.

Also, like the 2017 Congress, we plan for

It will be the 13th year of our co-sponsorship with the Societas Magica, and our 3rd year of co-sponsorship with the Index of Christian Art at Princeton University, now (since 2017) known as the Index of Medieval Art at Princeton University.

As usual, we aim to publish the Abstracts for the accepted Papers as the preparations for the Congress advance. Abstracts for previous Congresses appear in the Congress Abstracts, listed by Year and by Author.]

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