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CFP: Paradise on Fire, UC Davis, June 2019
by J J Cohen So who would not want to submit an inventive panel for a convivial conference that features four amazing women speakers as its plenarists, three of whom are scholar/artists of color? Add to that a timely topic and a welcoming atmosphere and y...
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"Hello from the director of ACMRS"
by J J Cohen For almost thirty years ACMRS has been supporting excellence in scholarship in medieval and early modern studies. The next thirty years starts now.
"Hello from the director of ACMRS"
"Hello from the director of ACMRS"
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Please support the MAA Belle Da Costa Greene Fund
by J J Cohen I'm sharing this message from the Medieval Academy in the hope that ITM readers will join me in supporting this important new fund. Build the medieval studies you want. --JJC from the MAA: The Medieval Academy of America is very pleased to anno...
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#TheFutureWeWant
The Tiny Unicorn of Bodley MS Douce 6 #🦄 by J J Cohen A small suggestion. When in the near future an article appears on the supposed "war in medieval studies," do not allow the author or his fan club to make real that imagined battle. Think of those who wi...
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every ark
by J J Cohen Below is an excerpt from the book that Julian Yates and I are writing about the long history of Noah's ark as an expansive trope for narrating the endurance of life during catastrophic climate change. It's the introduction to a chapter about th...
every ark
every ark
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SEMA in Nassau (November 8-10)
A conference that will be of interest to ITM readers: Continuing the conversation
about race and the decolonization of medieval studies is critical for our discipline’s
future. To facilitate that conversation, SEMA’s annual meeting, held this
November 8-10 ...
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by J J Cohen Hi everyone, Readers of this blog may be interested in the ASLE conference to be held in June 2019 at UC Davis. You'll see from the call for sessions that we had medieval and early modern materials in mind as we framed this shared project ... a...
In the Middle
In the Middle
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on saying good bye
by J J Cohen I keep attempting to craft an elegant and  poignant blog post about saying good-bye -- or rather how terrible I am at saying good-bye, because good-byes are impossible to execute well. And so it seems are blog posts about them: I have spent a m...
on saying good bye
on saying good bye
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Nahir Otaño Gracia, "Welcome to a New Reality!"
Readers of this blog will not want to miss Nahir Otaño Gracia's superb reflection on the recent MAA meeting -- and a more capacious framing of what the Middle Ages should be: " Welcome to a New Reality! Reflections on the Medieval Academy of America’s Panel...
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taking leave
by J J Cohen In the past few weeks I have been forcing myself to face up to some difficult  au revoirs , again and again. Many of these farewells are small: people I know through business exchanges, or neighborhood rounds, or synagogue, or my daughter's sch...
taking leave
taking leave
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