To encourage the integration of Byzantine studies within the scholarly community and medieval studies in particular, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 9–14, 2022. We invite session proposals on any topic relevant to Byzantine studies.
PLEASE NOTE: The 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies will be virtual.
Session proposals must be submitted through the Mary Jaharis Center web site (https://maryjahariscenter.org/sponsored-sessions/57th-international-congress-on-medieval-studies). The deadline for submission is May 18, 2021. Proposals should include:
**Session abstract (300 words)
**A description of the importance and/or timeliness of the proposed session (100 words)
**Proposed list of session participants (presenters and session presider)
Applicants will be contacted by May 25, 2021, regarding the status of their proposal. The Mary Jaharis Center will submit the session proposal to the Congress and will keep the organizer informed about the status of the proposal.
If the proposed session is approved, the Mary Jaharis Center will reimburse up to 5 session participants (presenters and presider) for the cost of conference registration. Funding is through reimbursement only; advance funding cannot be provided. Receipts are required for reimbursement.
Please contact Brandie Ratliff (firstname.lastname@example.org), Director, Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture with any questions.
Further information about the International Congress on Medieval Studies is available at https://wmich.edu/medievalcongress.