44th Mid-America Medieval Association Conference:
Memory and Materiality
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Missouri Western State University
*Abstracts due June 29, 2020
Plenary Speaker: Dr. Anne D. Hedeman; Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor of Art History, University of Kansas
“History and Visual Memory in the Library of King Charles V of France”
Papers on any aspect of medieval culture, medieval studies, and medievalism will be considered, but presentations that consider and/or (re)evaluate the conference theme “Memory and Materiality” will be particularly welcome.
Potential topics could include (this is NOT an exhaustive list):
Historiographies Literature, trauma, and memory Memory construction Museums, libraries, and archives Borders and borderlines Collective space, place, and memory Ethics of preservation Memory, Memoria, and Rhetoric Remembrances, and shaping identity Teaching the medieval era: pedagogy Music, Art, Literature Pop culture Food culture
Proposals for either papers (250 word abstracts)
or sessions (250 word abstracts + list of title and
presenters) should be sent via email attachment to:
Jim Falls Paper PrizeGraduate students whose papers have been accepted may submit them for the Jim Falls Prize. Click here or select the “Jim Falls Paper Prize” link from the MAMA44 website menu on the left.
Conference website: https://tinyurl.com/rx8dp23