Link: People of Colour in the Medieval West

I'm not on tumblr, so had missed this post on PoC in medieval Europe.  It's one of those things that's so very right in concept and not quite there in execution--there should definitely be more attention paid to non-white populations in medieval Britain, Scandinavia, and western Europe, but the evidence they're using here is sparse …

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CFP, Sponsored session Kalamazoo 2013: Wounds, torture and the grotesque

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is pleased to announce our sponsored session for the International Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo, which will be held from 9-12 May 2013: Wounds, Torture and the Grotesque The subjects of wounds and torture have become increasingly popular in medieval scholarship, while the grotesque has been of perennial …

CFP: Hortulus Autumn 2012

*Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies*Volume 8, number 1 (2012)Call for Papers: General IssueSUBMISSION DEADLINE for Vol. 8, no. 1: 15 August 2012*Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies *is a refereed,peer-reviewed, and* *born-digital journal devoted to the culture,literature, history, and society of the medieval past. Publishedsemiannually, the journal collects exceptional examples …