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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, and 1 to 59th Street Columbus Circle), and by city bus (M5, M7, M11, M104). View directions to the campus. 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.

Parking: Reduced rate parking is available at Alfred Car Park (161 West 61st St.; 212-397-8949), Allied Garage (425 West 59th St.; 212-246-7220), Performance Parking (160 West 66th St., between Amsterdam and Broadway; 212-769-0134), and Regent Garage (45 West 61st St.; 212-245-9594). To receive the reduced rates, you must validate your parking ticket at the Front Security Desk on the ground floor of the Lowenstein building (113 W. 60th Street).

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.

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