The Global Medieval Studies Society is a community open to all students interested in the study of our world in the pre-modern era. The Society is a forum for informal discussion and collaboration across our shared interests. In addition to organizing academic events, we are currently preparing to publish inaugural issue of the Journal of Global Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

For more information and to join our Society please fill out our contact form or email Vito Acosta at

Call for Submissions: 

The University of Pennsylvania Journal of Global Medieval and Renaissance Studies (JGMRS) is accepting submissions for its inaugural issue:

The Journal is published in affiliation with the Global Medieval and Renaissance Studies program at the University of Pennsylvania and aims to promote student scholarship on topics relating to our world from the 3rd through 17th centuries CE.  

JGMRS will review submissions on a rolling basis through Friday, May 14. Papers must be at least twelve pages double-spaced (with 1-inch margins) in Times New Roman font and include a bibliography with footnotes. We request that you submit your paper in Word document format to facilitate the editing process. 

Please direct all submissions and any questions to

We look forward to reading your work.