MAA News – 92nd Annual Meeting at the University of Toronto

univtorontoThe 92nd Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America will take place on 6-8 April 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The MAA has met at the University of Toronto every decade (on the ‘7’ year) since 1967, and was first hosted at Toronto by the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies in 1949.

The 2017 program will feature three plenary speakers: Marina Rustow (Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East, Princeton University); Monica Green (Professor of History, Arizona State University); and Carmela Vircillo Franklin (President of the Medieval Academy of America; Professor of Classics, Columbia University). In addition, the program will include fifty concurrent sessions in a wide variety of formats and covering a broad array of disciplines. Threads include Manuscript Studies (digital and otherwise), Old English, Monasticism, The North, Soundscapes, Glossing and Commentary, and the Medieval Mediterranean.

The Annual Meeting will take place on the downtown (St. George) campus of the University of Toronto. Reception venues will include the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Aga Khan Museum. The conference website and program will become available in early January, with registration and discounted hotel reservations available. Please make sure that your passport is up to date, and join us in Toronto for what is sure to be an excellent Annual Meeting.

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