Please mark your calendars for the upcoming annual Medieval Studies Program Graduate Student Conference, which will take place this year on Friday, May 17 (HSSB 4080) and Saturday, May 18 (McCune Conference Room). This year’s theme is, “Says Who? Contested Spaces, Voices, and Texts.” Panels will include speakers both from UCSB and several students visiting from other campuses.
Professor Steven Justice (English, UC Berkeley) will give a keynote presentation titled, “‘Most Impudent’: Augustine, After Augustine, and Way After Augustine.”
The conference is also pleased to host a performance by the Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players from Shepherd University: Four Medieval French Farces, from Professor Jody Enders’ “Farce of the Fart” and Other Ribaldries (Univ. of Pennsylvania 2011). This will take place on Friday, May 17 at 5pm in Theater and Dance West 1701. After the performance, there will be a talk-back with the actors and director, joined by Professor Enders. All welcome and open to the public; please encourage your students to attend!
For a full conference schedule and location of events, please see the conference program: http://ucsbmedievalstudiesgrad.wordpress.com/program.
Full conference information is available on the conference website: http://ucsbmedievalstudiesgrad.wordpress.com.