Posts Tagged ‘Kalamazoo 2012’

I suppose most folks are by now aware that the program to this year’s International Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo, Michigan, is now available from the Congress web page.  This will be my last ‘Zoo as a grad student, and I hope to make the most of it. At the rate I’m going now, I’ll be in that stage where I’m between turning in the diss and defending it, so I’ll literally have “nothing to do” (yeah right, reality check…).   With that in mind, here’s a run down of what caught my eye in this year’s schedule, and a fair blue print of sessions to which I’ll be going (the ones in italics being my main priority).  Can’t wait for May…As Chaucer and Malory can tell you, May is when all the fun starts.

THURSDAY

Thursday at 10:00

Session 32 (mine).  Yup, I’m among those lucky ones ‘opening’ the conference.  Yipee.  My paper is “Crusade and Imperium in Staufer Germany, 1170-1200.”  Thanks, David, for letting me participate!

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Good morning everyone! It’s that time of year again–prep for the Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo, which is scheduled for next year May 10-13, 2012.

I’ll begin with a plug for a session I’m involved with–the Crusades Studies Forum, “Germany and the Crusading Movement.”  If interested, contact: Vincent Ryan, St. Louis Univ., Dept. of History, 3800 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108-3414.  Phone 314-977-2910, email ryanvt@slu.edu.    Medieval Germany desperately needs exposure in the U.S., so we’re hoping to get a good session together.

Moving on to other CFPs, in no particular order, that I’ve received from the listserv:
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