The Medieval Academy of America invites proposals for panels at the 2017 meeting of the American Historical Association in Denver, Colorado, January 5-8, 2017. The theme of the 2017 Meeting is “Historical Scale: Linking Levels of Experience.”

Each year the Medieval Academy co-sponsors with the AHA several sessions at this meeting that are likely to be of particular interest to MAA members and general interest to a broader audience.

There is a two-stage process. First, members of the Medieval Academy submit draft session descriptions to the MAA’s AHA Program Committee by emailing them to the committee chair, Samantha Kahn Herrick ( by February 1, 2016. Descriptions should include the session title, session abstract, paper titles, names and affiliations of the organizer, presenters, and (if relevant) respondent.

Individual paper abstracts are requested but not required. Guidelines for sessions and submitting proposals can be found on the AHA website here.

Second, if approved by the committee, the organizer submits the session proposal directly to the AHA (using their on-line system) by the deadline of February 16, 2016, indicating that the session has the sponsorship of the Medieval Academy of America.

Please note that only sessions approved by the AHA Program Committee will appear as sponsored by the MAA and AHA on the program and that the MAA does not independently sponsor sessions.

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