2013 CARA Meeting

Newberry Case MS 39, Book of Hours, Bruges, 1460, folio 79r, detail.
Newberry Case MS 39, Book of Hours, Bruges, 1460, folio 79r, detail.
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Thursday, October 3, 2013 to Friday, October 4, 2013

5:30 - 8 pm Thursday, 9 am - 5 pm Friday, optional Saturday morning excursion

Representatives of CARA affiliates only

Towner Fellows Lounge

Cosponsored with the Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

CARA (Committee on Centers, Regional Associations, and Programs) became a standing committee of the Medieval Academy of America in 1969 to serve as a forum for those concerned with teaching; with the administration of institutes, graduate centers, undergraduate programs and committees, and research libraries; and with the organization of regional and local groups of medievalists.

The 2013 annual meeting of the Medieval Academy of America’s CARA will be held at the Newberry Library, hosted by the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University and the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies.

CARA Conference Schedule

Thursday, October 3, Towner Fellows Lounge, The Newberry Library

5:30 - 8 pm: Wine and cheese reception

Friday, October 5, Towner Fellows Lounge, The Newberry Library

8:30 - 9 am: Coffee and continental breakfast (free to all participants)

9 - 10:30 am:

  • Executive meeting
  • Other conference participants: rare books display and library tours

10:30 - 10:45 am: Coffee break

10:45 am - 12:30 pm: Business meeting

12:30 - 2 pm: Lunch (free to all participants)

2 - 5 pm: Meeting of delegates, general discussion, and sharing of materials

7 pm: Dinner

Possible travel funding

Faculty of Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions may be eligible to apply for travel funds to attend CRS programs or to do research at the Newberry. Each member university sets its own policies and deadlines, and eligibility may be limited to certain departments, schools, or other units; contact your Representative Council member in advance for details.

Cost and registration information: 

Registration is limited to representatives of institutions that are members of CARA. The meeting is free, but registration in advance is required.

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