CFP Saturday Roundup

I thought instead of cluttering the place up with CfPs whenever I get them, I'd just do a weekly roundup of them. Here are some of interest to medievalists and Arthurians in particular. IMS Paris 2013 on 'Colour' Dates: 27-29 June, 2013 Deadline: 1 Dec 2012 2. Materiality of Devotion and Piety: The Middle Ages …

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Freshers Week for Postgrads, Part 2: Housemates

More information that everyone should know, but a lot of people don't! By this point, you'll have moved in and met your housemates--anywhere from two to ten people you will be living in close quarters with for the next nine months. (My first year in halls we had a flat of ten.) Even with a …

Hit the Ground Running: Five Ways to Survive Freshers’ Week for New Postgrads

This blog has been on hiatus a wee while, as yours truly was helping with a friends wedding, at a conference, and then down with a nasty bug.  I thought that a good way to revive it might be to suggest some survival tips for new arrivals. You see, this is the weekend when all …