The International Medieval Sermon Studies Society (IMSSS) promotes and fosters the study of medieval sermons and preaching in Latin and the vernacular languages within their social, literary, religious, intellectual, theological, catechetical, political and historical contexts.
The Society also promotes and fosters the study of various artes praedicandi, and theories of preaching derived from them, as well as material used by sermon writers (e.g., Florilegia, commentaries, etc.).
For more information, please see About IMSSS.
July 22-27, 2016
20th International Medieval Sermon Studies Society Symposium Call for Posters
The IMSSS will gather at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida, from July 22-27, 2016. The choice of St. Augustine coincides with the 450th celebration of the city’s founding in 1565. The theme of this 20th Symposium is “Preaching and New Worlds".
The IMSSS invites interested scholars to submit poster proposals on the following topics:
- Medieval Visions of New Worlds
- Missions at the Edge of the New Worlds
- The New Worlds of Old and New Spain
- Age-Old Stories for New Worlds
- Media, Message, and New Worlds (Workshop)
Proposals should be sent by February 29, 2016, to email@example.com. The acceptance of the proposals will be announced by April 31, 2016.
The IMSSS also announces the availability of a limited number of scholarships for young students and scholars who will present papers or posters at the 20th IMSSS Symposium.
Grant requests should be sent by February 29, 2016, to firstname.lastname@example.org and should include a proposed budget. The recipients of these scholarships will be announced after May 13, 2016.
Jul 22, 2016 09:00 AM
Jul 26, 2016 05:00 PM
|Where||Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida|
|Contact Name||Timothy Johnson|
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Save the date for the first IMSSS Symposium held in North America!