Conferences

UNT 2016 Medieval Graduate Symposium

The annual graduate symposium on Medieval Studies at the University of North Texas provides a platform for graduate students of any discipline to present their work on any aspect of the Middle Ages. 

This year's theme is "The Technical Details of Everyday Life." Submissions for papers on any topic from the Late Antique to the Early Renaissance will be considered. Preference will be given to those that address the conference theme. 

The symposium will be held March 3rd and 4th, 2016 at the University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

The keynote speaker for 2016 is Nicola Coldstream, "Behind the Scenes at the Medieval Entertainment."

300-word abstracts are due December 1, 2015 via email to Mickey.Abel@unt.edu

There will also be a $200 prize sponsored by AVISTA for an outstanding paper.

The Influences of the Dominican Order in the Middle Ages

The Influences of the Dominican Order in the Middle Ages

An interdisciplinary conference exploring The Influences of the Dominican Order in the Middle Ages will take place in Oxford on 10th-12th September 2015.  The programme features papers on the Dominican influence in England, Northern Europe, Italy, Eastern Europe, and the Byzantine world; the influence of Friars on other movements and communities; Dominican influence on architecture, art, books, music and liturgy; and influential Dominican philosophers and theologians.  The keynote paper will be given by Mary Rouse.  The conference will also include a walking tour of medieval Oxford, and a concert of music that can be associated with the Dominican Order.