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Reminder: Deadline to Register as a Mentor or Mentee

REMINDER: DEADLINE TO REGISTER AS A MENTOR OR MENTEE: June 8, 2020 *Please note that since IMC Leeds has been cancelled due the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be running the mentorship program digitally. Because of this, anybody can participate, regardless … Continue reading

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Statement from the Medieval Academy of America Presidential Officers

The Medieval Academy of America unequivocally condemns the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor. Together with the fact that the current coronavirus pandemic disproportionately affects people of color, these murders have heightened our collective awareness of the … Continue reading

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MAA News – From the President

Dear members of the Medieval Academy of America, When I had the honor of accepting the nomination as Second Vice President in 2018 the word pandemic evoked for me a long-distant past or far-away regions. Now we are all living … Continue reading

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MAA News – Digital Content

Because we cannot greet each other in person this spring or summer, the Medieval Academy has been busily developing, hosting, and promoting scholarship in a digital environment. Development of the Database of Medieval Digital Resources is ongoing, with a streamlined … Continue reading

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MAA News – Please renew your MAA membership by June 30

Dear Colleague, We hope you are well and are staying safe. In the present crisis, as a growing number of our medievalist colleagues find themselves facing financial precarity, job insecurity, and difficulty accessing research resources, your Medieval Academy membership matters … Continue reading

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MAA News – Publication Subventions Awarded

We are very pleased to announce that the 2020 MAA Publication Subventions have been awarded to: Athi Andronikou, Italy, Cyprus, and Artistic Exchange  (Cambridge University Press) and Joyce Hendrickson, Leaving Iberia: Islamic Law and Christian Conquest in North West Africa (Harvard … Continue reading

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MAA News – Travel Grant Awarded

Jonathan Fruoco has been awarded an MAA Travel Grant to present a paper titled “Geoffrey Chaucer et la plurivocalité urbaine” at the Moscow conference, “‘Littérature urbaine’: une donnée culturelle médiévale ou un concept de l’histoire littéraire contemporaine?”

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MAA News – Good News from our Members

Our congratulations to Mary Carruthers (F ’96), who has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. If you have good news to share, please send it to Executive Director Lisa Fagin Davis (LFD@themedievalacademy.org)

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MAA News – Office Closure Update

Although Boston is slowly reopening, the MAA Staff will continue to work from home through at least the end of August. In the meantime, we recommend that you contact us by email instead of by phone. We hope you are … Continue reading

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York Festival of Ideas Online

York Festival of Ideas Online Virtual Horizons 2-14 June 2020 The Brothers York: An English Tragedy 11am, Sunday 7 June 2020 Historian Thomas Penn explores how a dynasty that could have been as magnificent as the Tudors destroyed itself in … Continue reading

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