2023 Medieval Studies Student Colloquium

The 2023 Medieval Studies Student Colloquium (MSSC), "Lacunae," will be held virtually on Zoom on Saturday, March 11, starting at 9:00 AM Eastern Time. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Wallace Cleaves (Tongva; University of California, Riverside), speaking at 3:30 PM on The Unfilled Space of Colonial Imagination: Medieval America, California, and the revision of Turtle Island.

Please register for the conference at this link: https://cornell.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4GG1FTbSxX7C8gC

Upon completing the registration survey, you will be provided a link to the program with all relevant Zoom information.

The conference poster is available at this link: https://cornell.box.com/s/f6nheymg0gg9it2b506ts32n5gutjnnb

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2023 Medieval Studies Student Colloquium: Lacunae