[UPDATE] THE 21ST ANNUAL ACMRS INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE February 5–7, 2015 Scottsdale, AZ

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
acmrs@acmrs.org

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".

CONFERENCE PUBLICATION:
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).

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
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.

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP:
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.

DEADLINES:
The deadline for proposals has been extended to 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

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