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

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Honoring the Past with a Gift for the Future

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And Justice for All

Alisha Medeiros ’15 wants to help troubled youth make better choices and live fulfilling lives. This desire, influenced by a family tragedy, led her to pursue a career in criminal justice.