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Meeting Our Students Where They Are
by J J Cohen “Scholarly effort is in decline everywhere as never before. Indeed, cleverness is shunned at home and abroad. What does reading offer to pupils except tears?” “They attend classes but make no effort to learn anything….The expense money which th...
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On generation space ships and Noah's ark
by J J Cohen and Julian Yates Hello friends. For your in between the holidays entertainment, here's an excerpt from the "Stowaways" chapter of the Noah's ark book that we are writing. Let us know if you have any thoughts.  The section below is a brief piece...
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Race Before Race @ ASU
Please join ACMRS and #ASUHumanities for the relaunch of the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies , a symposium on Race Before Race . Bringing together medieval and early modern race scholars who are seeking to push their fields in new archiv...
Race Before Race @ ASU
Race Before Race @ ASU
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Arktistic License (Emzara and the Dinosaurs)
by Julian Yates and Jeffrey J. Cohen Because we are building an ark, we traveled to Williamstown, Kentucky, to visit Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter, the second of our site visits. We began this project, just after Donald Trump’s election as president of the United...
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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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