SEMA Conference 2010: "Natural, Unnatural, & Supernatural"
by Gloria Betcher — last modified Sep 20, 2010 09:49 AM
— filed under: Annual Meeting
Click through for some information but please see the official conference website for more.
The 36th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Medieval Association will take place November 18-20, 2010 at the Hotel Roanoke, located in the southwest corner of Virginia, in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley. Because this year's conference coincides with the 75th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway, we have selected "Natural, Unnatural, & Supernatural" as the conference theme.
Registration & Hotel Information now available!
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The conference program is now available. Please see the conference webpage for more information.
1) Lawrence Nees has taught at the University of Delaware since 1978, where he is Professor in the Department of Art History. He is currently the Vice-President of the International Center of Medieval Art. He is author of From Justinian to Charlemagne, European Art 565-787: an annotated bibliography (Boston, 1985), The Gundohinus Gospels (Cambridge, Mass., 1987), A Tainted Mantle: Hercules and the Classical Tradition at the Carolingian Court (Philadelphia, 1991), and editor of Approaches to Early-Medieval Art (Cambridge, Mass., 1998). He is currently completing Illuminating the Word: On the beginnings of medieval book decoration.
2) Paul Szarmach is the current Executive Director of the Medieval Academy of America and has held that position since 2006. Before that, he was a professor of English and Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University and director of their Medieval Institute. Before that, he taught at SUNY-Binghamton. He has edited 18 book-length works and has published widely on the early Middle Ages, including such topics as Boethius, the Anglo-Saxons, and the Carolingians. Currently, he is completing an edition of some of Alcuin's writings for the CCCM and essays on AElfric and Beowulf.