Southeastern Medieval Association Conference 2013

Welcome to the homepage of the Southeastern Medieval Association Conference 2013.  To all those who submitted papers and panels, thank you.  We are looking forward to a fabulous conference!

*Online Registration is now available!*

Click Here to Register!


When: Thursday Oct. 3- Saturday Oct. 5

Sessions will start on Thursday at 1 pm. The final event will be a Business Lunch on Saturday Oct. 5, which will finish around 2 pm.

Where: Appalachian State University, Student Union

  • The conference will be held in Plemmons Student Union, which is in the same building that houses the University bookstore. This building is directly across from the library.
  • Click herefor an interactive campus map, and herefor a printable one.

We have reserved hotel rooms at special rates for attendees. The hotels are both about 5 minutes away from campus. Call the numbers listed below to reserve a room, and make sure you ask for the discount.  We're working on getting some other hotels at the discounted rate, and will add them to this list as they become available.

Fairfield Inn and Suites

2060 Blowing Rock Rd, Boone, NC 28607


Ask for SEMA Medieval conference

Now that their deadline has passed, Fairfield has released the rooms they had reserved for us, but they are still available on a first come basis, and attendees can get the discount if they ask for it.

Rates: Thu, Oct. 3 $63.90; Fri, Oct. 4 $129

Marriott Courtyard

1050 N Carolina 105, Boone, NC 28607


Ask for Southeastern Medieval Association

Last day to get discount rates is September 20.

Rates: Thu, Oct.3 & Fri, Oct.4 $149

Country Inn & Suites

818 E King St. Boone, NC 28607

(828) 264-4234

Ask for Southeastern Medieval Association

Rates: Thu, Oct. 3 & Fri, Oct. 4 $136


La Quinta and Sleep Inn

163 N Carolina 105 Extension, Boone, NC 28607

La Quinta (828) 262-1234

Sleep Inn (828) 262-0020

Ask for Southeastern Medieval Association

Rates: Thu, Oct. 3 & Fri Oct. 4 $136

Super 8

2419 Highway 105 South, Boone, NC 28607

(828) 264-4133

Ask for Southeastern Medieval Association

Rates: Thu, Oct. 3 & Fri Oct. 4 $136

Special thanks to:

College of Arts & Sciences

Office of Academic Affairs

English Department

History Department

Department of Languages, Literatures and Culture

Belk Library

Office of Student Research

Humanities Council


Dr. Mary Valante
(828) 262-4983

Dr. Alison Gulley
(828) 262-3099