IMC 2008: Sessions

Session 901: Annual Medieval Academy Lecture: Language and Power in the 11th Century

Tuesday 8 July 2008, 19.30-20.30

Sponsor:Medieval Academy of America
Introduction:Ian N. Wood, School of History, University of Leeds
Speaker:Patrick J. Geary, Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles

Please note that admission to this event will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Different to previous years there will be no tickets for the event. Please ensure that you arrive as early as possible to avoid disappointment (the room will open 15 minutes before the beginning of the lecture).

The Medieval Academy of America is very pleased to sponsor the Annual Medieval Academy Lecture at the International Medieval Congress. The goal is to contribute a major scholarly lecture to the offerings of the Congress while serving better the Academy‚Äôs many members who reside outside North America. All Congress participants are invited to Professor Geary’s lecture and to the celebratory drinks reception following the lecture. Information regarding the Medieval Academy and the benefits of membership, which is open to all medievalists worldwide, is available at