main sponsor

The International Society for the Study of Medievalism is an academic organization meant to promote the interdisciplinary study of the popular and scholarly reception of the Middle Ages in postmedieval times. The society is based on the work and studies of Leslie J. Workman (1927–2001), the founder of the academic study of medievalism in the English-speaking world. The society promotes innovative and inclusive interdisciplinary scholarship. 

The society maintains a peer-reviewed journal, Studies in Medievalism, an online journal for shorter articles and proceedings (The Year’s Work in Medievalism), and a review journal, Medievally SpeakingWe also organize annual conference sessions at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University and the International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds, and an annual international conference. This year’s Georgia Tech conference is ISSM’s 34th 

local conference program committee

Andrew Eichel, Center for Academic Success, Georgia Tech  

Allen Fromherz, History/Middle East Studies Center, Georgia State University  

Jonathan Good, History, Reinhardt University  

Leah Haught, English, University of West Georgia  

Dina Khapaeva, Modern Languages, Georgia Tech  

Nikolay Koposov, Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University  

Robert J Meyer-Lee, English, Agnes Scott College  

Carol Senf, Literature, Media, and Communication, Georgia Tech 


The Georgia Medievalists’ Group is hosting its fall meeting together with the ISSM’s 34th conference. The GMG is a group of professional and student medievalists of all disciplines that meets twice a year in various places around the state. If you are interested in giving a paper or hosting a future meeting, contact Jonathan Good (Reinhardt University) or Wendy Turner (Georgia Regents University). 

other sponsors

Atlanta Global Studies Center

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Georgia Tech 

Master of Science Program in Global Media and Cultures 

School of Literature, Media, and Communication, Georgia Tech