Call for Papers, Conference On Cistercian and Monastic Studies, 2017

Call for Papers

Conference on Cistercian and Monastic Studies

Western Michigan University

May 11-14, 2017

The Conference on Cistercian and Monastic Studies invites papers for its annual meeting, which is held concurrently with the International Congress on Medieval Studies (ICMS).[1]  While papers which fit into the themes below are encouraged, all papers on Cistercian Studies or, more broadly, monastic studies, which cover any time period will be seriously considered for the conference.

Cistercian Abbeys of Brittany

Cistercian Liturgy and History

Cistercian Manuscripts Lost and Found

Cistercian Saints’ Lives and Exempla: Historical Sources?

Issues in Cistercian and Monastic Studies

Memory and Memory Aids in 12th Century Cistercian Writing

Monks and the World:  The Political and Economic Activities of Medieval Cistercian Monasteries

Pseudo-Bernard: The Writers, Works, and Readers

Teaching Monasticism in the Academy and the Abbey

The Cistercian and Monastic Inspiration for the Reformation, On Occasion of the 500th Anniversary of Luther’s Theses

The Influence of Cistercian Writing on Vernacular Authors

The Intersection of Material and Spiritual Culture in Medieval Monasticism

Address questions to the Center for Cistercian and Monastic Studies (mdvl_ccms@wmich.edu).  Send abstracts and participant information forms (http://www.wmich.edu/medievalcongress/submissions) to the same email address by September 1, 2016 for full consideration.

[1] Some sessions are a part of the ICMS program, while others are exclusively a part of the Cistercian Conference.  Organizers cannot guarantee that a participant’s paper will be a part of the ICMS program.

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One comment on “Call for Papers, Conference On Cistercian and Monastic Studies, 2017

  1. […] AAR-SW has just received a CFP for an upcoming Conference on Cistercian and Monastic Studies to be held at Western Michigan University on May 11-14, 2017. The conference will be held concurrently with the International Congress on Medieval Studies (ICMS). Deadline for paper abstract submissions is September 30, 2016. As usual, below is the full CFP or you may click here for the posted Cistercian and Monastic Studies Conference site. […]

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