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CFP: Studies in Medievalism XXXIII—EN(GENDER)ING MEDIEVALISM

From Sir Walter Scott’s chivalrous knights and damsels in distress, through George R. R. Martin’s bestial lords and serpentine queens, medievalism is often quite sexist. Sometimes these biases are defended as originating in the Middle Ages themselves, or at least … 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: 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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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: 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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