International Symposia

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIA AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA: FUNDAMENTALS OF MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN CULTURE

organized by Prof. Albrecht Classen, Dept. of German Studies. See the links for each symposium above or below.

For instructions how to prepare your manuscript for publication, see: CHECKLIST

Depending on the contractual conditions, there might be a charge for contributions to the volumes that will result from the proceedings. Please consult with the organizer.

2012 Symposium on East Meets West, in Tucson

(See also: Cambridge 2011 Rural Space Symposium)

2013: Mental Health, Spirituality, Medicine, and Religion

2014: Death and the Culture of Death

Every symposium was and will be translated into a scholarly volume, including the papers presented at the symposia and additional contributions, all thoroughly revised and peer reviewed.

1st Symposium: 2003: Discourse on Love, Marriage and Transgression in Medieval and Early Modern Literature (May 1-2, 2003) (Tempe, AZ: ACMRS, 2004) --no website for this symposium (volume published in 2004)

2nd Symposium: 2004: Childhood (volume published in 2005)

3rd Symposium: 2005: Words of Love (volume published in 2008)

4th Symposium: 2006: Old Age (volume appeared in 2007)

5th Symposium: 2007: Sexuality in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (volume appeared in 2008)

6th Symposium: 2008: Urban Space (volume appeared in 2009)

7th Symposium: 2009: History of Laughter (volume appeared in 2010)

8th Symposium: 2010: Crime and Punishment (volume in preparation)

9th Symposium: 2011: Rural Space

10th Symposium: 2012: East Meets West

11th Symposium: 2013: Mental Health, Religion, and Spirituality

12th Symposium: 2014: Death and the Culture of Death

13th Symposium: 2015: Hygiene, Water, and Well-Being

14th Symposium: 2016: Magic and Magicians

15th Symposium: 2017: "On the Road Again": Travel, Space and identity

16th Symposium: 2018: Pleasure and Leisure

17th Symposium: 2019: Imagination, Fantasy, and Utopia

18th Symposium: 2020: Freedom, Imprisonment, Slavery, and Independence

19th Symposium: 2021: Mis/Communication, Language Use, Translations 

20th Symposium: 2022: The Beautiful and the Ugly: Aesthetics and Ideals

21st Symposium: 2023: Medicine: Folk Culture and Learned Approaches

22nd Symposium: 2024: Religion: Pagan, Christian, Jewish