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Welcome / Opening Remarks.
Political Medievalism in the Age of the Internet: a Global Phenomena, Part One.
Medievalism in Mass and Popular Culture.
Keynote: Power Play: The Politics of the Real Middle Ages. Helen Young, Deakin University, Australia.
Medievalism Saves the Day: Studies in Medievalism and Comics.
Race, Ethnicity, and Medievalism.
Storyboarding Against MedEVILish Oppression—A Video Game Workshop.
ISSM President’s Address: Medievalism 2020
Richard Utz, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.
Keynote: Rethinking Periodization and Neomedievalism: History, Technology, Media.
Dan Kline, University of Alaska, Anchorage, United States.
ISSM Business Meeting.
Teaching and Pedagogy During Crisis: A Roundtable Discussion for the 35th International Conference on Medievalism.
Political Medievalism in the Age of the Internet: a Global Phenomena, Part Two.
Video Games, Myth, and Medievalism.
Medievalism, Activism, and Pedagogy.
Keynote: Medievalism, Rules of the Game: From Geneviève de Brabant to “Princess Steel.”
Elizabeth Emery, Montclair State University, United States.
First Annual ISSM Sock Puppet Costume Party.