Monthly Archives: March 2021

Support for the Asian-American Community

Dear Colleagues, Our research takes us mostly into the past​, but it should also allow us to see our present reality in a clearer light. We acknowledge with great sadness that hatred of – and discrimination against – others, systemic … Continue reading

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Epidemiology 101 for Medievalists—or, Why Narratives Matter in Historicizing Hate-Speech

by Monica H. Green I. Where Are You From? I confess. I get no small pleasure in disrupting the “Where are you from?” questions I’ve gotten all my life. When I answer “Japan,” the logical fallacy reveals itself on the … Continue reading

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GSC Mentorship Program for Kalamazoo: Deadline April 15

DEADLINE TO REGISTER AS A MENTOR OR MENTEE: April 15, 2021 *Please note that since the 56th International Congress on Medieval Studies will be conducted virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be running the mentorship program digitally. Because … Continue reading

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Liturgy, Literature & History: Oswald of Northumbria and the Cult of Saints in the High Middle Ages

On 5 & 6 August 2021, we will be holding an online conference, in collaboration with the British Academy and Peterborough Cathedral, which uses the cult of Oswald of Northumbria as a case study to examine the mechanisms by which … Continue reading

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2021 Virtual Parrish Colloquium on Global Histories of Plague

The History Department (Kansas State Univ.) announces the upcoming Parrish Lecture, featuring independent historian Monica H. Green, who will present “Neolithic to New World: Global Histories of Plague” from 7-8:30 p.m. CDT Tuesday, April 13, via Zoom. The event is … Continue reading

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Fully-funded PhD and MPhil in Medieval and Early Modern Studies at Australian Catholic University.

The Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS) Program of the Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry at ACU in Melbourne invites applications for six competitive PhD scholarships in connection with its new research project ‘Religious Mobilities: Medieval and Early Modern … Continue reading

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Workshop and Lecture with Nahir Otaño Gracia, April 15 2021

Please join Fordham Center for Medieval Studies for a workshop and lecture on Zoom with: Nahir Otaño Gracia (University of New Mexico) Thursday, April 15, 2021 Workshop (10:00am EDT): “Strategies for creating an anti-racist classroom community” Lecture (5:00pm EDT): “Whiteness and … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Mercenaries and Crusaders (1202-1480s)

The Hungary in Medieval Europe Research Group at the Department of History, University of Debrecen, the Centre for the History of Society and Culture (CHSC) of the University of Coimbra and the Histoire et Cultures de l’Antiquité et du Moyen … Continue reading

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Jobs for Medievalists

Position Announcement: Early Materials Cataloger, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University Position: Early Materials Cataloger Department: Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library STARS Requisition: 64643BR Minimum salary: $60,500 Yale University, conveniently located between Boston and New York, offers exciting … Continue reading

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Message from Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski to the Members of the MAA

Dear Colleagues, The recent wave of hate crimes against Asian Americans and people of Pacific Islander descent culminated in the horrific murders near Atlanta last week. Our Asian American and PI colleagues have been facing this kind of terror and … Continue reading

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