Fifty-Sixth Annual Midwest Medieval History Conference

September 29 to 30, 2017
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Call for Papers

Keynote speaker: Ruth Mazo Karras, The University of Minnesota Twin-Cities "Thou Art The Man: King David and Medieval Masculinites."

The Midwest Medieval History Conference is seeking papers for its annual conference. Papers addressing any aspect of the Middle Ages are welcome, however those addressing gender and women, the medieval environment and material culture, and digital humanities are particularly encouraged. In addition to traditional conference panels focusing on research, the MMHC also invites proposals on medieval history in the classroom or on public engagement. Friday afternoon sessions are dedicated to Graduate student research papers and submissions from Graduate students are encouraged.

Submission deadline: June 1, 2017. Submit abstracts for papers or presentations to Amy Livingstone at

Sponsored by Western Michigan University Departments of History and Medieval Institute, co-hosted by Dr. Robert Berkhofer and Dr. Jana Schulman.

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