The Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies provides a convenient summer venue in North America for scholars in all disciplines to present papers, organize sessions, participate in roundtables, and engage in interdisciplinary discussion. The goal of the symposium is to promote serious scholarly investigation on all topics and in all disciplines of the medieval and early modern worlds.

The Symposium is held on the beautiful midtown campus of Saint Louis University, hosted by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. On-campus housing options include affordable, air-conditioned dormitory rooms and a luxurious boutique hotel.

The plenary speakers for this year will be Barbara Newman, of Northwestern University, and Teofilo Ruiz, of the University of California, Los Angeles.

Important dates:

  • The Submission Deadline for paper, session, and roundtable proposals for 2016 is December 31.
  • The Regular Registration Deadline is May 23, 2016 after which there will be a $50 late fee.
  • The Fifth Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies will take place June 19-21, 2017.

Louis IX photo courtesy of Erich Lessing / Art Resource, NY. Louvre, Paris, France
Additional photos courtesy of Amy Boland