25th Annual ACMRS Conference: Magic, Religion, and Science in the Global Middle Ages and Renaissance (2019)

Thursday, February 7, 2019 to Saturday, February 9, 2019
Embassy Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale Hotel, 4415 E Paradise Village Pkwy S, Phoenix, AZ 85032
Online submission date(s): 
Saturday, June 1, 2019 to Sunday, December 15, 2019

The ​​​25th ​​​Annual ​​​ACMRS ​​​Interdisciplinary ​​​Conference ​​​is ​​​an ​​​annual ​​​gathering ​​​of ​​​scholars, ​​​students, ​​​retirees ​​​and ​​​members ​​​of ​​​the ​​​general ​​​public ​​​interested ​​​in ​​​medieval and Renaissance ​​​studies. We welcome papers that explore any topic related to the study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance and especially those that focus on the general theme of ​​​“Magic, Religion, and Science ​​​in ​​​the ​​​Global ​​​Middle ​​​Ages ​​​and ​​​Renaissance”, ​​​roundtables, ​​​panel ​​​discussions and ​​​a ​​​performance ​​​from ​​​Les ​​​Enfan ​​​Sans ​​​Abri. ​​​The ​​​conference ​​​lasts ​​​three ​​​days, ​​​from ​​​Thursday, ​​​February ​​​7, ​​​with ​​​sessions ​​​beginning ​​​at ​​​1 ​​​p.m., ​​​until ​​​Saturday, ​​​February ​​​9 ​​​at ​​​9:00 ​​​p.m. ​​​ ​​ ​

Standard ​registration ​fee ​$.

The registration fee includes 2 evening receptions, all conference sessions, a plenary lecture and performance, and all coffee-snack breaks. The one-day pass includes access to all events taking place that day. Please ​see the registration ​list ​for ​discounted ​options.

Email acmrs@acmrs.org with any questions.
Location Embassy Suites Phoenix - Scottsdale


Since 1989, the ad hoc medieval/Renaissance drama troupe Les enfans sans abri (LESA) has been performing comedies all over the country and even in Europe.


Selected papers focused on “Magic, Religion, and Science in the Global Middle Ages and Renaissance” will be considered for publication in the conference volume of the Arizona Studies in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance series, published by Brepols Publishers (Belgium).


Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis until midnight, Mountain Standard Time on December 15, 2018. Responses will be given within a week of submission. Please submit an abstract of 250 words and a brief CV to ACMRSconference@asu.edu. Proposals must include audio/visual requirements and any other special requests; late requests may not be accommodated.

Information for Presenters
All sessions are 90 minutes long. In a session of papers, 60 minutes should be taken up by the papers themselves, and 30 minutes by introductions, distribution of handouts, final AV preparations, and discussion.
• In a session of 3 papers, each paper should be limited to 20 minutes.
• In a session of 4 papers, each paper should be limited to 15 minutes.
• In a session of 2 papers, speakers may be allowed 30 minutes for their papers


Refunds for registration fees (less $20 handling charge) are made up until two weeks prior to the start date of the conference. No refunds are made after that date.

Questions? Call 480-965-5900 or email acmrs@acmrs.org.