Ten Reasons to Attend the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America (Boston, 25-27 February):

10) We’re awarding the Haskins Medal, Brown Prize, and Elliott Prize on Saturday, 27 February, at 10:45 AM;

9) CARA Awards for Teaching and Service will be presented on Friday, 26 February, at 1 PM;

8) The annual CARA meeting will take place Sunday, 28 February, and will feature a discussion of STEM and Medieval Studies;

7) The program features four sessions devoted to Digital Humanities in Medieval Studies;

6) You don’t want to miss the CARA session on “The Parameters of Pre-Modern Magic” on Friday at 8:30 AM;

5) Spend the weekend hunkered down at the Hyatt Regency Boston with more than 400 of your favorite medievalists;

4) The closing reception at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is going to be unforgettable;

3) The program includes fifty-one sessions with 170 papers, more than half of which are being presented by women;

2) Plenary lectures will be presented by Barbara Newman (Northwestern University), William Noel (Kislak Center for Special Collections, University of Pennsylvania), and Robin Fleming (Boston College);

1) And the no. 1 reason to attend the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America: Boston is beautiful this time of year!

Pre-registration closes on February 10. Onsite registration will be available, but at a slightly higher rate. Click here  for more information and to register.

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