Thursday, July 12, 2007

Centre for Medieval Studies Annual Conference-Toronto

Centre for Medieval Studies Annual Conference
Power & Patronage in the Middle Ages
University of Toronto
14-15 March 2008

Call for Papers

The Annual Conference of the Centre for Medieval
Studies will take place 14-15 March 2008 at the
University of Toronto, and will explore the role and
function of medieval patronage in all its forms, from
patron-client relationships in the Late Antique
Mediterranean to civic patronage systems in Late
Medieval Europe, and from networks of economic and
political power to structures of literary and artistic

The keynote speaker, Richard Firth Green, Humanities
Distinguished Professor of English and the Director of
the Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies at The
Ohio State University, will give a talk on Humphrey de
Bohun and the translation of Guillaume de Palerme into

The organizing committee invites proposals for topics
relating to medieval patronage in any of its forms;
those proposals that cross over traditional
disciplinary boundaries are especially welcome. Please
send a 200-word abstract, a one page CV, contact
information, as well as any audio-visual requirements
by 15 September 2007 to the address below.

The Centre for Medieval Studies will be changing
locations within the university over the summer, so
electronic submissions are especially encouraged.


Annual Conference
Centre for Medieval Studies
39 Queen’s Park Crescent
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON M5S 2C3

Any inquiries can be directed to

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