[MGSA-L] New England Medieval Conference

Roilos, Panagiotis roilos at fas.harvard.edu
Thu Sep 6 12:02:52 PDT 2012

Dear all,

The following may be of interest to members of the list.

Best wishes,
Panagiotis Roilos
George Seferis Professor of Modern Greek Studies and Professor of Comparative Literature
Harvard University

39th Annual New England Medieval Conference: "Objects of Desire: the Materiality of Medieval Culture"

October 13, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Keynote speaker: Sarah Stanbury, English, College of the Holy Cross: "Chaucer’s Interiors"
Respondent: Michelle Warren, Comparative Literature, Dartmouth College

Plenary Lectures by:

Arthur Bahr, English, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Janet Snyder, Art History, West Virginia University
Robin Fleming, History, Boston College
Daniel Lord Smail, History, Harvard University
Nancy Khalek, Religious Studies, Brown University
Paul Freedman, History, Yale University

All talks will take place at the UMass Campus Center, Room 160, with a reception to follow at the Mead Art Museum, Amherst College.  A
complete list of the day's events, and a link to the registration page, can be found here:


The conference organizers recommend early registration; the deadline without late penalty is September 28.  The registration charge includes lunch at the Campus Center and the post-conference reception. A block of rooms has been reserved at the UMass Campus hotel and also at the Howard Johnson's in neighboring Hadley.  The reduced room rate expires on *SEPTEMBER 12*, so reserve rooms soon.

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