31st Annual Conference of the Center for Medieval Studies
Fordham University, Lincoln Center, New York City: March 26-27, 2011


General Information

Conference Venue
The conference is being held at the Lincoln Center campus of Fordham in Manhattan, which is located at the corner of 60th Street and Columbus Avenue.  All conference sessions will be in the Leon Lowenstein building.  The registration desk is located by the 12th Floor Lounge: take the escalator on the ground floor up to the Plaza level, where Elevators 5 and 6 will take you to the 12th floor.  The other elevators go to the 11th floor, where you can walk up a flight of stairs to the 12th floor.

Getting There
The main entrance to Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus is on Columbus Avenue, just north of 60th Street.  The campus can be reached by subway (A, B, C, D, 1 and 9 to 59th Street Columbus Circle), and by city bus (M5, M7, M11, M104).  For directions to the campus, click here. Fordham is also about one-half mile from the Port Authority bus station.  New York City is served by three airports: LaGuardia and JFK in New York, and Newark in New  Jersey.
Reduced rate parking is available at Prior Parking (40-50 West 61st St., between Columbus and Broadway), Central Parking (345 West 58th St., between Columbus and Broadway), and Allie Parking (425 West 59th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues) if you validate your ticket at the front security desk (ground floor) of the Lowenstein building.

Food and Drink
A list of local restaurants will be in your Registration folder.  Lunch is also available at the Plaza cafeteria on the Plaza level of the Leon Lowenstein building.  Registrants are also invited to the wine receptions following the conference.

Options for Mass
On Saturday, March 26, Mass will be held in the Blessed Rupert Mayer, SJ Chapel on the 2nd floor of the Lowenstein Building of Fordham University at 7:15 AM. Also on Saturday, the Church of Saint Paul the Apostle (located across the street from Fordham Lincoln Center, at Columbus Ave & 60th St.) will hold a Mass at 8:30am. Saint Paul's will also hold a Mass on Saturday at 5:15pm. On Sunday, March 27, at 8:00am, Mass will be held in the Blessed Rupert Mayer, SJ Chapel on the 2nd floor of the Lowenstein Building of Fordham University.

Further Information
For other questions regarding the conference, please contact the Center for Medieval Studies: by phone at 718-817-4656; by fax at 718-817-3987; or by email at medievals@fordham.edu.



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