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CFP: Global Medievalisms (Book)

Medievalism is a multivalent phenomenon that speaks differently in and across the disparate communities that practice it; as with other fields of study, extending our perspective to view medievalism in a global context transforms the object of study itself. This … Continue reading

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Studies in Medievalism XXX: Politics and Medievalism (Studies) II

Available Now! Studies in Medievalism XXX: Politics and Medievalism (Studies) II edited by Karl Fugelso continues the theme of its predecessor, addressing how the Middle Ages have been invoked to score political points, particularly with reference to the rise of … Continue reading

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Call for papers: 36th Annual Conference on Medievalism,“ Medievalism Today”

November 4-6, 2021. Online Conference. Organized by the International Society for the Study of Medievalism. Hosted by Delta College, Michigan. Send proposals for papers, sessions, and roundtables to: medievalism2021@gmail.com Deadline: 30 June 2021 For more information, visit: https://medievalism.net/conference/ 

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GLOBAL MEDIEVALISM: culture, appropriations and reinventions

Call for Papers From Q-Shaman’s tattoos to Game of Thrones’ resounding success, the medieval is undoubtedly the order of the day. With this popularity, the need to understand the origins of these many representations of the Middle Ages, their mistakes, … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS — STUDIES IN MEDIEVALISM XXXI:  POLITICAL MEDIEVALISM III 

From Hitler’s “Third Reich” to Bush’s “crusade” against terrorism, professional politicians have often invoked the Middle Ages to justify their actions. But they are far from alone, for many of their constituents have also deployed medievalism for political purposes, as in condemning impoverished countries … Continue reading

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