2017 Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America

April 6-8, 2017

Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Hosted by The Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto and the Pontifical Institute for Mediaeval Studies

The 92nd Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America will feature three plenary speakers: Carmela Vircillo Franklin (President of the Medieval Academy of America; Professor of Classical Studies, Columbia University), Marina Rustow (Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East, Princeton University), and Monica Green (Professor of History, Arizona State University). Over fifty concurrent sessions, held on the University of Toronto campus, cover a wide array of disciplines and include thematic threads such as ‘The Medieval Mediterranean,’ ‘Manuscript Studies,’ ‘Old English Studies’ and many others. Roundtable discussions focus on topics such as K-12 education, diversity in the medieval studies classroom, compatible careers, and scholarly publication in the age of Open Access. Selected parts of the program will be held at the Art Gallery of Ontario, with the closing plenary at the Aga Khan Museum.

Registration will begin on 6 February 2017.
The on-site registration desk will be at the Centre for Medieval Studies (Lillian Massey Building, 3rd Floor, 125 Queen’s Park Ave)

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Organizing Committee Members

Chair: Suzanne Conklin Akbari (Toronto)
Richard Alway (PIMS)
Alexander Andrée (Toronto)
Elisa Brilli (Toronto)
Jill Caskey (Toronto)
Isabelle Cochelin (Toronto)
Adam S. Cohen (Toronto)
Nick Everett (Toronto)
Kara Gaston (Toronto)
Alexandra Gillespie (Toronto)
James Ginther (University of St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto)
Ann Hutchison (PIMS)
Dorothea Kullmann (Toronto)
Jeannie Miller (Toronto)
M. Michèle Mulchahey (PIMS)
Stephen Pelle (Toronto)
William Robins (Victoria University in the University of Toronto)
Jill Ross (Toronto)
Matthew Sergi (Toronto)
Markus Stock (Toronto)
Audrey Walton (Toronto)

Toronto’s Centre for Medieval Studies and The Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies acknowledge the generous support of the following co-sponsors:

The Art Gallery of Ontario
The Aga Khan Museum
Karwansaray Publishing

And, at the University of Toronto:

The Faculty of Arts and Science
The Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies
The Centre for Comparative Literature
The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies
The Department for the Study of Religion
The Department of Art
The Department of Classics
The Department of English
The Department of French
The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures
The Department of History
The Department of Philosophy
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese
The Emilio Goggio Chair in Italian Studies
The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
Victoria College