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Statement for Critical Race Theory and Medieval(ism) Studies

We, the Executive Board of the International Society for the Study of Medievalism (ISSM), stand against those medievalists who see “critical race theory as a kind of religious set of beliefs” and would never consider critical race theory to be … Continue reading

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Studies in Medievalism 31 (2022) published

Essays on the use, and misuse, of the Middle Ages for political aims. Like its two immediate predecessors, this volume tackles the most pressing and contentious issue in medievalism studies: how the Middle Ages have been subsequently deployed for political … Continue reading

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CFP: International Conference for the Study of Medievalism

October 20-22, 2022 Appalachian State University, Boone, NC* The Lost Provinces, or Lost and Found Medievalisms Southern Appalachia has long been perceived as a region in the American margins, both materially and metaphorically. In colonial times it formed part of … Continue reading

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CFP: “The Middle Ages as a Digital Experience”

Call for papers! “The Middle Ages as a Digital Experience” is our second conference following last year’s “Medievalisms on the Screen”. We invite 200-word abstracts on how the prevalence and weight of digital media conditions our approach to the medieval … Continue reading

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GLOBAL OUTLAWS: The Biennial Conference of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies

Date: 4-5 December 2021 (from 14.00 GMT ‘til late) Medium: VIRTUAL (Zoom link) Sessions will feature: Medieval and Early Modern Robin Hoods; ‘Other’ Robin Hoods; ‘Modern’ Interpretations of Robin Hood; Robin Hood and Twenty-first Century Media *If you would like … Continue reading

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