Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Workshop on Whiteness in Medieval Studies at #Kzoo2017


Opening page of the website for the workshop on "Whiteness in Medieval Studies" to be held at ICMS in Kalamazoo 2017 (click through to the website for full info). Photo of a painted wooden sculpture of Caspar (according to tradition, the black African king of the Three Kings/Magi) from an Adoration Group made in Swabia before the year 1489. New York City, Cloisters Collection, Accession #52.83.2; more info about this artifact at this page from the Met Museum site.

Announcing an important workshop on "Whiteness in Medieval Studies" at the International Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo! It will take place on Saturday, May 13, starting at 5:45pm in Fetzer 1045. For full information including links to the readings in advance of the workshop, visit the event websiteEVERYONE IS WELCOME!

Thanks to the fellowship of Medievalists of Color and the Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship for making this event happen.

For previous postings about this workshop at ITM, see here and here. If you're a person of color (racial minority) in the field of medieval studies and would like to be added to the Medievalists of Color listserv, please contact the current administrator Jonathan Hsy: jhsy [at] gwu [dot] edu. 

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