Wednesday, March 4, 2015

ISSM Conference 2015 in Pittsburgh

When: October 2-4
Where: Pittsburgh, PA, (where you can play with clouds at the Warhol Museum, nibble your way through the Strip District Markets, take a break at the National Aviary or the Carnegie Museum of Art, or catch a performance by some of the country's most innovative musicians)

Theme: Mapping Medievalisms
Over the last few years, the conference has given increased attention to forgotten and marginalized medievalisms, the darker aspects of medievalism that haunt our headlines, and our own self-imposed limits on exploration. We invite you to submit proposals on any aspect of "mapping" medievalism; there is a great deal of, er, latitude for submission. A formal call for proposals will be posted shortly, but feel free to send early ideas, questions, and comments to either Lauryn Mayer ( or Amy Kaufman (