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…

CFP: The Senses: Present Issues, Past Perspectives

The University of Bern invites abstracts for 20-minute papers on medieval sensory studies for the workshop ‘The Senses: Present Issues, Past Perspectives,’ which will occur at Congressi Stefano Franscini, Monte Verità, Switzerland from 24 April 2023 – 27 April 2023. Abstracts are due June 30, 2022. More information can be found at this link.