Due Dec. 5 | ACMRS CFP February 2015

Arizona Center of Medieval and Renaissance Studies




ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February
5-7, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale. We welcome papers that explore any topic related to
the study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, and especially those that focus on: “Trades,
Talents, Guilds, and Specialists: Getting Things Done in the Middle Ages and Renaissance”.
Selected papers focused on “Trades, Talents, Guilds, and Specialists: Getting Things Done in the Middle
Ages and Renaissance” will be considered for publication in the conference volume of the Arizona Studies
in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance series, published by Brepols Publishers (Belgium).
Henry S. Turner, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Program in Early Modern Studies at
Rutgers University. Intellectually imaginative and energetic, Professor Turner is one of the few – and the
finest – scholars now writing on the historical intersection of literature and science.
SPONSORED SESSION: TEAMS: The Consortium for the Teaching of the Middle Ages” invites proposals
on any topic related to the teaching of medieval and Renaissance studies.
ACMRS will host a workshop on manuscript studies led by Professor Timothy Graham, Director of the
Institute for Medieval Studies at the University of New Mexico. The workshop will be held on the afternoon
of Thursday, February 5, and participation will be limited to the first 25 individuals to register. Email
acmrs@acmrs.org with “Pre-Conference Workshop” in the subject line to be added to the list. The cost of
the workshop is $30 and is in addition to the regular conference registration fee.
Since 1989, the ad hoc medieval/Renaissance drama troupe Les enfans sans abri (LESA) has been
performing comedies all over the country and even in Europe. To learn more about Les enfans sans abri,
visit their website at: www.lesenfanssansabri.com.
The deadline for proposals is midnight, Mountain Standard Time on December 5, 2014. Please submit an
abstract of 250 words and a brief CV to ACMRSconference@asu.edu. Proposals must include audio/visual
requirements and any other special requests; late requests may not be accommodated. Visit our web page at
www.acmrs.org/conferences/annual-acmrs-conference for further details on submissions.
Questions? Call 480-965-5900 or email acmrs@acmrs.org or visit our website: http://acmrs.org