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 →

Call for Papers – CMEMS/PMRG Conference: Textuality, Technology, Materiality in the Medieval and Early Modern World

The convenors of the 19th Annual Conference of the Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group, co-sponsored by the UWA Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, welcome abstracts (c.200 words) for 20-minute papers exploring medieval and early modern cultures of technology, textuality, and materiality, c.600 to 1800 CE. We welcome proposals for papers (or panels of... Continue Reading →

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