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 apartments and a luxurious boutique hotel. Inexpensive dorm meal plans are available.

The plenary speakers for this year will be Kenneth Pennington, of Catholic University of America, and Ingrid Rowland, of the University of Notre Dame.

Important dates:

  • The Submission Deadline for paper, session, and roundtable proposals for 2015 is December 31.
  • The Regular Registration Deadline is May 23, 2015 after which there will be a $50 late fee.
  • The Third Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies will take place June 15-17, 2015.

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