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Georgia Medievalists' Group

The Georgia Medievalists' Group is a group of professional and student medievalists of all disciplines that meets twice a year in various places around the state. Watch this page for further information about forthcoming meetings. If you are interested in giving a paper or hosting a future meeting, please contact Jonathan Good (Reinhardt University) or Wendy Turner (Georgia Regents University). Like us on Facebook

Fall Meeting, 2015

The fall 2015 meeting of the Georgia Medievalists Group will be held on October 24, in Young Hall 202 on the campus of the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega. 

The best place to park will be in front of the building  on College Circle. If there isn’t any room, there is a parking garage at the end of College Circle and it is free on the weekend.  


On this map, Young Hall is #2  & #113 is the parking garage.


11:00-11:30 Timothy May, University of North Georgia: Chinggis Khan and Climate Change

11:30-12:00 Tom MacMaster, Morehouse College: “Poena divinitus illata est servitutis”: Christian attitudes towards slavery at the end of antiquity

12:00-1:30 Lunch at Shenanigan’s

1:30-2:00 Kevin Kritsch, Kennesaw State University: Ælfric, Kingship and the Tension between Free-Will and Predestination

2:00-2:30 Elizabeth Carson Pastan, Emory University: Embroidering the Bayeux “Tapestry”

2:30-3:00 Glen Kyle and Ken Johnston, Northeast Georgia History Center: Anglo-Saxon and Norman Arms and Armour

3:00-4:00: Viewing of the Bayeux Tapestry

4:00: Drinks and Dinner at Bourbon St. Grill.

Spring Meeting, 2016

The GMG's Spring 2016 meeting will be held on the campus of Clayton State University in Clayton. If you are interested in giving a paper in the spring please contact me at jdg -at- reinhardt -dot- edu. 

Previous Meetings

Middle Georgia State College (February 7, 2015)

Columbus State University (November 8, 2015)

Emory Law School (February 22, 2014)

Reinhardt University (October 26, 2013)

Albany State University (March 23, 2013)

Augusta State University (October 20, 2012)

University of Georgia (February 11, 2012)

Wesleyan College (October 1, 2011)

Oxford College (February 5, 2011)

Albany State University (October 2, 2010)

Kennesaw State University (January 30, 2010)

Emory University (September 26, 2009)

Georgia Institute of Technology (January 24, 2009)

Reinhardt College (September 27, 2008)

Washington, Georgia (January 26, 2008)