Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Binghamton University's Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CEMERS) is an organized research unit that coordinates and promotes scholarship in medieval and early modern studies in association with a range of departments and programs on campus. The Center organizes interdisciplinary conferences, lecture series, and workshops and administers undergraduate and graduate programs in Medieval and Early Modern Studies.



The Pre-Modern Book in a Global Context:
Materiality and Visuality 

The year 2016 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CEMERS) at Binghamton University; in celebration of fifty years of research in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, CEMERS will host a conference on the materiality and visuality of the pre-modern book (from late antiquity until 1600). | Registration and Accommodation. 

Mediaevalia recieves editorial award


We are delighted to announce that our journal, Mediaevalia, has received the Council of Editors of Learned Journals' 2012 Phoenix Award for Significant Editorial Achievement. Editor-in-Chief Dana Stewart accepted the award at the 2013 meeting of the Modern Language Association (MLA) in Boston in January. The Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ) is an allied organization of the MLA and is the major national organization dedicated to supporting academic journal publishing, with a membership of over 450 editors.

Pictured: Dana Stewart, Editor-in-Chief (and Associate Professor of Italian, as well as Acting Director of CEMERS) and Professor Sol Miguel-Prendes, Vice President of the CELJ (and Associate Professor of Romance Languages at Wake Forest University) at the Awards Ceremony at the MLA.

Last Updated: 6/20/16