Webinar: Medieval Crip Theory: New Approaches and Provocations

This Webinar will explore and present new research on disability studies and the Middle Ages. The speakers are: Richard H. Godden (Louisiana State University), “Cripping Langland’s Will” Leah Parker (University of Southern Mississippi), “Eschatologies of Disability / Crip Eschatologies” Tory V. Pearman (Miami University), “Cripping Time in Chaucer’s Pardoner’s Tale” The webinar will be moderated by Heide Estes…

Bodies and Borders: PKMS 2023 CFP Deadline

deadline for submissions: January 31, 2023 full name / name of organization: Pearl Kibre Medieval Study contact email: medieval.study@gmail.com What: Pearl Kibre Medieval Study 17th Annual Conference Where: Online, hosted through The Graduate Center, CUNY When: Friday 5 May 2023 Submission Form: https://forms.gle/ukbBwtFVNYSphJaM9  Jeffery Jerome Cohen argues in his introduction to Medieval Identity Machines that these…

CFPs: Multiple Panels and Roundtables at the International Congress on Medieval Studies

Numerous panels and roundtables at ICMS focus on disability and related topics like illness and healing; all proposals are due September 15. Relevant panels and roundtables include: Medieval Galicia: Infectious Diseases and Sick People on the Camino de Santiago and Other Routes (virtual panel) The Two Faces of Illness: Suffering and Miraculous Healings by Holy…

CFP: Ageing and Care in the Middle Ages

Ageing and Care in the Middle Ages Call for papers for sessions at the International Medieval Congress, Leeds (3-6 July 2023) Organized by Laura Cayrol-Bernardo (Universitetet i Bergen) & Ninon Dubourg (Université de Liège) We welcome papers that deal with questions related to ageing and care during the Medieval period. Our goal is to analyze…

Call for Abstracts: Disability in the Global Middle Ages

Since its emergence, medieval disability studies has asked questions about the meanings of disability in the Middle Ages, the lived experiences of people with disabilities, and how scholars can apply the frameworks of disability studies to medieval texts. Although these questions have led to insightful and field-changing scholarship, much of this work centers the Western…

Symposium Session: Medieval Monstrosities

The 2022-2023 Illinois Medieval Association Symposium will host the session “Medieval Monstrosities” online on October 28, 2022. See link below for further details.

CFP: Medieval Monstrosities

The Illinois Medieval Association invites proposals for their annual Halloween symposium session, “Medieval Monstrosities,” occurring on October 28, 2022. Abstracts due August 1. See link below for further information.

CFP: The Body and the Human

The 2022 Southeastern Medieval Association Conference, which has the theme “The Body and the Human,” invites proposals for sessions of individual papers by July 7, 2022. Further information can be found via this link.

CFP: Outlaw Bodies, SEMA, 10-12 Nov. 2022

The International Association for Robin Hood Studies invites paper proposals for two sessions titled “Outlaw Bodies” at the 2022 Conference of the Southeastern Medieval Association in Birmingham, Alabama in 10-12 November. Proposals are due June 1, 2022. More information can be found at this link.