Medieval & Renaissance Graduate Student Association

About Our Organization

The Ohio State Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association (MRGSA) is an organization created to provide graduate students in any department affiliated with the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies with opportunities for professionalization, skills development, and networking.

Membership is open to anyone pursuing a relevant graduate degree at The Ohio State University, and we charge no dues or fees for involvement.

If you are interested in becoming a member or getting involved with our activities, we welcome questions and comments at mrgsaosu(at)

Fall 2015 Events

Sep. 11: Our first event this year is an ice cream social in the Hagerty Hall courtyard, from 5-7 pm. Come meet your execs and other Med/Ren students!

Sep. 23: “Navigating the Job Market” roundtable with recent OSU alumni.

Nov. 6: Halloween party.

Nov. 20: Annual lecture, co-sponsored with CMRS. This year features Jane Degenhardt from UM Amherst.

All events will be posted on our Facebook page.

2015 Conference

MRGSA will be holding its third graduate student conference about the Middle Ages and Renaissance on October 23-24, 2015.

The theme this year will be “Metamorphosis.” We encourage submissions from all interested parties, both within and outside of the Ohio State community. The Call for Papers is now online, and abstracts are due September 4.

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