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Call for Papers – Architectural Representation in the European Middle Ages

CFP FOR AN EDITED COLLECTION: Architectural Representation in the European Middle Ages Edited by Hannah Bailey, Karl Kinsella, and Daniel Thomas The architectural remnants of the Middle Ages—from castles and cathedrals to village churches—provide many people’s first point of contact … Continue reading

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MAA News – From the President

The following stories are all true. I am used to such claims, as my focus is on the study of saints, their lives, their liturgical veneration, and the purposes underlying their contents, be they textual, musical, iconographical, gendered or political. … Continue reading

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MAA News – MAA@Leeds

Jeffrey J. Cohen (George Washington Univ.) presented the Medieval Academy Annual Lecture at the Leeds International Medieval Congress on 4 July. His paper, titled “Outside Noah’s Ark: Sympathy and Survival as the Waters Rise,” explored medieval ideas about those left … Continue reading

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MAA News – Upcoming Grant Deadlines

The Medieval Academy of America invites applications for the following grants. Please note that applicants must be members in good standing as of September 15 in order to be eligible for Medieval Academy awards. Birgit Baldwin Fellowship The Birgit Baldwin … Continue reading

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MAA News – Call for Prize Nominations

The Medieval Academy of America invites submissions for the following prizes, to be awarded at the 2018 MAA Annual Meeting (Emory University, 1-3 March). Submission instructions vary, but all dossiers must complete by 15 October 2017. Haskins Medal Awarded to … Continue reading

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MAA News – New Program: MAA/CARA Conference Grant

The MAA/CARA Conference Grant for Regional Associations and Programs will be awarded for the first time in 2017. The $1,000 award will help support a regional or consortial conference taking place in 2018. Applications are due by 15 October 2017. … Continue reading

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MAA News – Kalamazoo 2018 Call for Papers

At the 2018 International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Medieval Academy plenary lecture will be delivered by Prof. Sara Ritchey (University of Tennessee, Knoxville). We invite submissions for two sessions related to Prof. Ritchey’s lecture as well … Continue reading

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MAA News – Good News from our Members

We are very pleased to announce the 2017 ACLS fellowship recipients who are members of the Medieval Academy of America: Mohamad Ballan – Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship Doctoral Candidate, History, University of Chicago “The Scribe of the Alhambra: Lisān al-Dīn … Continue reading

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On Race and Medieval Studies

As part of the Medieval Academy of America’s ongoing mission to create “an environment of diversity, inclusion, and academic freedom for all medievalists“, we encourage our members to read and carefully consider “On Race and Medieval Studies: A Collective Statement … Continue reading

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Frankel Institute Fellowship Announcement

Fellowship Opportunity Theme 2018-2019 Sephardic Identities, Medieval and Early Modern The Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan provides residential fellowships for scholars to conduct research around an annual theme. We are currently accepting applications for … Continue reading

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