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.
MRGSA is led by a committee of graduate student officers, who are elected every year. Meet our 2015-16 officers here.
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)gmail.com
Feb. 19-20: MRGSA roundtable, “Teaching Shakespeare in 2016,” at CMRS Shakespeare’s Day Conference.
Feb. 24: Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement Workshop (311 Denney Hall). Featuring Alan Kalish, director of the University Center for the Advancement of Teaching; Christopher Manion, director of Writing Across the Curriculum; and Aman Garcha, Director of English Graduate Studies.
Mar. 4: Book and bake sale (Hagerty Hall lobby). Book donations are welcome! Send to 455 Hagerty Hall.
Apr. 17: End of year picnic (date tentative).
Check our Facebook page for event updates.
MRGSA held its third graduate student conference on October 23-24, 2015. This year’s conference examined the theme of “Metamorphosis,” and featured fifteen student presenters from within and outside OSU. The conference also included a keynote address by Prof. Karl Whittington and a closing roundtable with four OSU professors.
For more information, please view our Conference Page.