Report on the ANZAMEMS 2015 Conference

Conferences can pass in a blur even though they also involve periods of sustained concentration while listening to papers in sessions. So it was for me at ANZAMEMS 2015 at the University of Queensland, which was an experience crammed into one day, the Friday of the conference, the day I delivered my paper and the... Continue Reading →

Michelle Brown, Public Lecture: ‘The Luttrell Psalter: Imaging England on the Eve of the Black Death’

by KELLY MIDGLEY On the evening of Thursday November 28th, after an intensive day and a half of inspiring around thirty postgraduates and early career researchers in the Postgraduate Advanced Training Seminar, ‘Understanding and Using Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts’, Professor Michelle Brown opened the CMEMS/PMRG conference with an informative and thoroughly entertaining public lecture:... Continue Reading →

Reflections on the CMEMS/PMRG Conference

by ALANA BENNETT This past weekend saw most of the Perth-based Ceræ committee at the CMEMS/PMRG Conference: Textuality, Technology and Materiality in the Medieval and Early Modern World. The conference welcomed both interstate and overseas visitors and offered two days of excellent papers and a friendly atmosphere. The conference opened with a lecture by Professor Michelle... Continue Reading →

Call for Papers – From Byzantium to Clontarf: Emotional, Intellectual and Spiritual Perceptions in the Construction and Reception of the Early Medieval Past

From Byzantium to Clontarf: Emotional, Intellectual and Spiritual Perceptions in the Construction and Reception of the Early Medieval Past The 10th conference of the Australian Early Medieval Association (AEMA) Macquarie University, Sydney 7–8 February, 2014 AEMA’s 10th conference spans the eight centuries from late antiquity through to the twelfth century, extending from the Byzantine capital... Continue Reading →

Second Call for Papers – Urban Culture and Ideologies in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: c. 1100-1600

Urban Culture and Ideologies in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: c.1100-1600 Massey University, Albany Campus, Auckland, New Zealand 30-31 January, 2014 This conference will focus on the textual traditions of the urban world: the literature of all kinds produced in the urban context, from chronicles to song, illumination to speech acts. Its main theme is... Continue Reading →

Postgraduate Advanced Training Seminar (PATS): Understanding and Using Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts

27-28 November 2013 University of Western Australia, Perth Conference website: http://conference.pmrg.org.au/ The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies at UWA will host a Postgraduate Advanced Training Seminar (PATS) on 27/28 November 2013. This is timed to precede the conference ‘Textuality, Technology, and Materiality in the Medieval and Early Modern World’ to be held at... Continue Reading →

Call for Papers – Children’s Literature, Childhood Death, and the Emotions 1500-1800

The University of Western Australia 5-6 December, 2013 Conference Website Confirmed plenary speakers from the Children’s Literature Unit in the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics, Newcastle University, UK: Kate Chedgzoy, Professor of Renaissance Literature and Head of School Matthew Grenby, Professor of Eighteenth-Century Studies Kimberley Reynolds, Professor of Children’s Literature Proposals are invited... Continue Reading →

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