58th Annual Midwest Medieval History Conference at the University of Notre Dame (South Bend, IN)
20 and 21 September, 2019
Keynote Speaker: Anne E. Lester
The fifty-eighth annual meeting of the Midwest Medieval History Conference will be held on the campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN on 20-21 September, 2019.
The conference will begin on Friday afternoon with graduate papers and a keynote by Anne E. Lester, John W. Baldwin and Jenny Jochens Associate Professor of Medieval History at Johns Hopkins University. She is the author of Creating Cistercian Nuns: The Women’s Religious Movement and Its Reform in Thirteenth-Century Champagne and has co-edited volumes on medieval materiality, religious movements, and crusades and memory.
The remainder of Friday and Saturday’s program will feature scholarly papers on all aspects of medieval history, especially those related to this year’s theme: Medieval Religion(s), and an exhibit of manuscripts. We welcome papers by graduate students (those presenting receive an honorarium), and independent, early-stage, and senior scholars. The programming committee is also happy to consider proposals addressing teaching, pedagogy, and digital humanities. Abstracts of 250-300 words may be emailed to the program chair, Jessalynn Bird, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Queries regarding organization may be sent to the conference organizer, Daniel Hobbins, at email@example.com.
Deadline for submissions: March 8, 2019