About

Welcome to the Medieval and Renaissance Forum.

Plymouth State University’s Forum is the oldest conference of its type in New England. Students and scholars return to New Hampshire’s beautiful White Mountain region year after year for intellectual refreshment, collegial disagreement, and of course, the Medieval Feast. Whether you’re a first-timer or a venerable Friend of the Forum, we welcome you into our academic community.

We look forward to seeing new and old friends at our 35th gathering, focused upon the themes of “Artists, Authors, Audiences” to be held Friday and Saturday April 25-26, 2014. 

Download the 2014 Call for Papers and Submission here!

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In Plymouth Magazine

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First in the (New) Nation

A Young Man’s Journey from a Nepalese Refugee Camp to the New Hampshire Polls » Southern Bhutan. Early 1990s. Members of an ethnic minority population, the Hindu Lhotshampas, began fleeing rising levels of persecution by the Bhutanese government. Denied their citizenship rights because of religious and cultural differences, the group—more than 100,000 strong—eventually sought protection […]

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Interim Director Named for Museum of the White Mountains

PSU Professor of History Marcia Schmidt Blaine is now interim director of the MWM, following founding director Catherine Amidon’s stepping down …

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Hope for Hypertension

Jennifer DuPont ’08 is investigating what triggers high blood pressure as we age Sixty-seven million Americans have it. Nearly a thousand people die from it each day. And in just one year, it can cost the nation more than $40 million. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, takes a tremendous toll on our country, both in […]