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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Helping to Heal Broken Hearts

PSU researcher hopes to improve cardiovascular patients’ long-term outcomes » A broken heart and a heart attack may not have very much in common, but they’re both painful in their own way, and both can leave scars. Unlike the scars that follow heartbreak, scars following heart attack don’t fade with time, and they often prove […]

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From Korea with Gratitude

When Dan Lee stepped off the plane in California back in 1990, the 20-year-old South Korean émigré was seeking the American dream. After earning an advanced degree in economics, he accepted a job offer at PSU, believing the small-town New England setting would be a good place to raise his young family. As an associate […]

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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 […]