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CALL FOR PAPERS: STUDIES IN MEDIEVALISM XXXII: MEDIEVALISM IN PLAY

From Renaissance satires of courtly love, through Victorian jousts, to Arthurian video games, medievalism has often been central to play, and play has often been central to medievalism. Sometimes the Middle Ages serve as mere background or framework for play … Continue reading

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CFP: ISSM at Kalamazoo

As we near the 15 September deadline for presentation submissions for the 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo 2022, held virtually 9-14 May), please consider submitting to the two ISSM sponsored sessions. Presenters will be encouraged to refine their presentations … Continue reading

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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 — 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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