General Information

The twenty-ninth annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum at Plymouth State University

April 25-26, 2008.

Theme:

“The Secular Realm in the Age of Faith”

This year’s theme relates to the private and public spheres of life in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Europe where the profane, the quotidian, romantic, and religious intersect. Papers need not be confined to the theme, but may cover many aspects of Medieval and Renaissance life, literature, languages, art, history and music.

Keynote:

Dr. Frédéric Billiet, Professeur à l’Université and Director de l’UFR de Musique et Musicologie de Paris IV-Sorbonne.

Registration: $95 Faculty, $75 Students and Independent Scholars.

Meals:

  • Friday Keynote Lunch $18
  • Friday Dinner, including President’s Wine & Cheese Reception, Dinner, and Dance
  • (a performance of renaissance dance with a brief instruction component) $20
  • Saturday Lunch $16
  • Saturday Medieval Feast with music by Seven Times Salt $27

In Plymouth Magazine

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Giving Back Is Its Own Reward

Servant Leadership: The Key to Business and Success » By most measures, Colin Graham ’01 is a success. But giving back to his alma mater, including the endowment of a university scholarship, provides an opportunity to display the type of leadership that defines him best. Graham counts success as finding whatever feeds one’s heart and […]

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Let the Sunshine In

A Strategic Approach to a Sustainable Campus » Compressed Natural Gas powers the campus’s hot water and heat. A geothermal system heats and cools the Hanaway Rink at the PSU Ice Arena and Welcome Center. Biomass fuel keeps the new ALLWell North facility warm and provides hot water. And now solar panels on the roof […]

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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 […]