Call for Papers

Fourth International Symposium of

Mens et Mensa: Society for the Study of Food in the Middle Ages

“At the Medieval Table: Cooking, Cultures and Customs”

Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey
October 18, 2019
Academic Building
15 Seminary Place
New Brunswick, NJ

Mens et Mensa invites proposals for papers or sessions that address any aspects of culinary and eating customs, culinary texts and artefacts, or artistic representations of food, cooking or eating in the Middle Ages. Proposals for sessions or workshops must include e-mail addresses; paper abstracts; and short c.v. of presenters and organizers.

Papers are limited to 20 minutes reading/presentation time.

Deadline : August 12, 2019


Interested participants must provide, by 1 February 2017:

All proposers must clearly indicate, in their curricula vitae:

Please send the abstract and curriculum vitae as attachments via email to Ana Pairet, the president of Mens et Mensa and conference organizer, at

  • all proposers must be paid members of Mens et Mensa (USD $20 per year)
  • all proposers must complete payment of membership dues for Mens et Mensa by 1 October 2019