The Midwest Conference on British Studies is happy to announce an extension for the Call for Papers for its 66th Annual Meeting to May 20, 2019. The meeting will be hosted by Loyola University Chicago in Chicago, IL, September 27-29, 2019. The keynote speaker will be Carole Levin of the University of Nebraska—Lincoln, and the plenary address will be given by Jordanna Bailkin of the University of Washington.
The Guardian has just released a story concerning the discovery of Hernando Colón's long-lost catalogue, the Libro de los Epítomes in the Arnamagnæan Collection in Denmark. The 2,000 page manuscript had been in the library of Árni Magnússon who had left his collection to the University of Copenhagen library as a bequest on his death in 1730.
Entangled Literatures and Histories in the Pre-Modern Ottoman World
Public Assistance, Protection, and Social Control in the Sabaudian States and Neighboring Lands: Legal and Judicial Records as Sources for Social History (ca. 1400-1900)
School of Law and Political Science