The Virgin Mary

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General Information


Meeting locations
Registration desk
Food and drink

Further information


Information about registration, locations, social events, and other general information follows. Other sections of this website include the program of events (with paper abstracts), instructions for making hotel reservations and travel details, and acknowledgments of those whose work made this meeting possible.  


Enrollment for the conference is limited and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.  Early registration on or before Friday, February 28 is $20 ($25 after February 28), with a special rate of $15 for students and senior citizens on or before February 28 ($20 after).  The fee includes refreshments and the evening reception but does not include lunch.  A list of local resturants will be supplied with your registration packet.  There is no per session fee.  No registration confirmation will be sent.  Your canceled check will serve as your receipt.  To register online, please click herePlease note: Registration using a credit card online is currently unavailable.  Please fill out the online registration form and then submit a check payable to The Center for Medieval Studies either by mail or on the day of the conference.  Due to a technical problem, our online credit card option has not been working.  If you registered online using a credit card, please re-submit your registration information.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Meeting Location

The conference venue is the 12th Floor Faculty Lounge of the Leon Lowenstein Building in the Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, located at 113 West 60th Street (bounded by West 60th and West 62nd Streets, Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues).  The Lincoln Center Campus can be reached by subway (A, B, C, D, 1 and 9 to 59th Street at Columbus Circle), and by city bus (M5, M7, M11, M104). The one-way fare is $1.50.

Registration Desk

The registration desk will be located outside the Faculty Lounge at the conference venue beginning at 8:30on Saturday morning. Registration packets will include a name badge, a notice of any changes in the program, maps, a list of local restaurants, and information regarding New York City.

Food and Drink


Refreshments will be served during the coffee breaks on Saturday, and a reception will follow the final session on Saturday.  A list of restaurants will be provided with your registration packet for your reference, as lunch on Saturday will not be provided. 


Further Information


For other questions regarding the conference, please contact the Center for Medieval

Studies: 718-817-4656; fax 718-817-3987; email:



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