Monthly Archives: January 2017

Medieval Academy of America Response to Immigration Executive Order

The Medieval Academy of America wishes to express its grave concern over the recent Executive Order suspending entry of all refugees to the United States for 120 days, barring Syrian refugees indefinitely, and blocking entry into the United States for … Continue reading

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2017-2018 Hellenic studies Library Research Fellowship Program announcement

Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection Library Research Fellowship Program, 2017-2018 Thanks to generous ongoing funding from the Elios Charitable Foundation and additional funding from the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Foundation, the University Library at California State University, Sacramento is pleased to announce the continuation … Continue reading

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The Digital Latin Library Summer Workshop

The Digital Latin Library project (http://digitallatin.org) announces a workshop on the preparation of critical editions of Latin texts according to the soon-to-be-released encoding guidelines for the Library of Digital Latin Texts¬†(LDLT), a series of new, born-digital editions to be published … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Rewiring Romans. Medieval Liturgies as Tools for Transformation

Call for papers: Rewiring Romans.¬†Medieval liturgies as tools for transformation Workshop, 15-17 June 2017, The Norwegian Institute in Rome Liturgies are multisensory reconstructions of narratives. Enacted in highly structured architectural spaces, supported by visual representations, by sounds, smell, touch, and … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe 23-24 June 2017, Radcliffe Humanities Building – University of Oxford Organisers: Luca Zenobi (New) and Pablo Gonzalez Martin (Wadham) Keynote speakers: Rosa Salzberg (Warwick) and Mario Damen (Amsterdam) The application … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Law and Legal Agreements 600-1250

Following on from the Law and Language Colloquium in 2015 and the Law and Ritual Colloquium in 2016, the final Colloquium in the Voices of Law series, funded by The Leverhulme Trust, will be Law and Legal Agreements 600-1250. This … Continue reading

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Harvard University Visiting Scholars Program

Each semester, the Committee on Medieval Studies appoints a small number of Visiting Scholars for terms ranging from three to six months. Visiting Scholars may work in any field dealing with some aspect of medieval society, religion, or culture in … Continue reading

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Take Action to #SaveTheNEH

News broke this morning that the in-coming Trump Administration is considering the elimination of NEH, along with other cultural agencies! While we are all concerned, it is important to remember that we have built considerable support in Congress over the … Continue reading

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2017 MAA Election Results

I am very pleased to announce the results of the 2017 Medieval Academy election: President: Margot E. Fassler (Music History and Liturgy, Univ. of Notre Dame) 1st Vice-President: David Wallace (English and Comparative Literature, Univ. of Pennsylvania) 2nd Vice-President: Ruth … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Approaches to Late Medieval Court Records

Approaches to Late Medieval Court Records Workshop Durham University 30th June 2017 Records of crime and disputes offer us some of the most intriguing insights into the premodern past. As one of the few types of source material which purports … Continue reading

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