Illinois Medieval Association October 14 Session
The 2022-2023 Illinois Medieval Association annual Symposium will focus on medieval environments, with the
term environment being liberally defined. We are now accepting proposals for 20-minute presentations. Although
we will consider proposals on any aspect of medieval studies, priority will be given to those dealing with medieval
environments. This topic includes, but is not limited to, the non-human world, urban environments, cloistered
environments, cultural environments, and any topic that conforms in any way to the Oxford English Definition of
“The physical surroundings or conditions in which a person or other organism lives, develops, etc., or in which a
thing exists; the external conditions in general affecting the life, existence, or properties of an organism or object,”
including the “social, political, or cultural circumstances in which a person lives, esp. with respect to their effect on
All sessions will be online and begin at 3:00 pm CST. The conference is completely free.
To submit, please send an abstract/proposal of no more than 300 words to the listed organizer or, if no organizer is
listed, to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 1.