Elections: Extended Deadline for Nominations

The Hagiography Society is now soliciting nominations for two positions on the executive committee: President and Secretary/ Treasurer. The position of President will be open, while the Amy Ogden will be running again for Secretary/Treasurer. Both positions carry a three-year term beginning at the International Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo, Michigan in May 2019. Descriptions for both positions can be found in the  constitution on the society’s website. Those interested in running for the presidency are welcome to contact the current president, Neslihan Şenocak ( for more information, while those who are interested in the position of Secretary/Treasurer may contact Amy Ogden ( It should be noted that all officers are expected to attend the society’s business meeting and executive committee meeting at Kalamazoo the year they are elected and the two following years during their term.

If you would like to nominate either yourself or someone else, please do so by Jan. 25th by emailing the Nominations Chair, Nikolas Hoel at .

Affiliated Societies’ Conference Dates

The Hagiography Society is now formally affiliated with several other scholarly societies.  Besides sponsoring conference sessions at the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, MI and the International Medieval Congress in Leeds, UK every year, we also sponsor sessions at the conferences of the following associations:

Renaissance Society of America Meeting – Toronto, 17-19 March 2019

International Conference on Medieval Studies- Kalamazoo, 9-12 May 2019

Remembering our Members

Tom Head: Head obituary by Steve Kruger

Jacques LeGoff: Le Goff obituary by Gabor Klaniczay

Maureen A. Tilley: Tilley obituary by J. Patrick Hornbeck II

Current Newsletter Issue: Volume XXIX, no. 1, April 2019
The newsletter includes:

  • Announcement for the annual business meeting;
  • Announcement of the election results;
  • HS sessions at ICMS 2019 (Kalamazoo);
  • Information about recent book publications and CFPs; and
  • Notices about upcoming conferences on saint-related themes.

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