Author Archives: Chris

Open Letter to the President of France

The Medieval Academy of America has been asked to circulate the following open letter addressed to the President of France, urging patience and care as plans take shape for the repair and renovation of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame. A rough … Continue reading

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Rare Book School: manuscript courses this summer

Rare Book School is currently accepting applications for its summer 2019 courses. Following are just a few of our offerings on medieval and early modern manuscripts: The Book in the Manuscript Era (H-20) with Raymond Clemens: Learn about the manuscript book in … Continue reading

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Conference – Invasion 1169

Invasion 1169 The National Conference on the Occasion of the 850th Anniversary of the Anglo-Norman Invasion, 2–4 May 2019 About this Event May 2nd, 2019, marks, perhaps to the very day, the 850th anniversary of the first landing in County … Continue reading

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Fires at Notre-Dame and Al-Aqsa Mosque

To the Members of the Medieval Academy of America: If, like me, you were stunned by the images of Notre-Dame in flames and were shocked a second time to hear that fire also broke out yesterday at Al-Aqsa Mosque in … Continue reading

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Katherine Jansen (The Catholic University of America) appointed Editor of Speculum

Editor of Speculum Katherine Ludwig Jansen has been appointed the new editor of Speculum, beginning 1 July 2019. Jansen will continue as Professor of History at the Catholic University of America, where she has chaired the Department of History, served … Continue reading

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Jobs for Medievalists

Job Posting: Indexer for Bloomsbury Medieval Studies Bloomsbury Medieval Studies is a new online resource launching in Autumn this year. To make the content more discoverable we are looking for someone with experience of keyword indexing to assign terms to … Continue reading

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Call for Papers -Writing Home: Literatures of Place & Belonging, c.1300-1600

Writing Home: Literatures of Place & Belonging, c.1300-1600 25th-26th July 2019, University of Liverpool What makes a home? Is it as our four walls and families, neighbours and neighbourhoods? Our parishes, towns, cities, and countries? Our values, cultural practices, and … Continue reading

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Deadline for “The Medieval Book

May 1 is the application deadline for Western Michigan University’s 2-week intensive course “The Medieval Book” (June 10-21, 2019). Admission to the course, which is offered for professional or personal development without credit or for 2 graduate credit hours, is … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – “Materials and materiality in Medieval image”

November 2019: Call for papers: “Materials and materiality in Medieval image”. – The Workshop will last two days at the Centro de Investigación en Arte, Materia y Cultura, UNTREF (Av. Antártida Argentina 1355, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires).  The submitting of proposal … Continue reading

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California Rare Book School to offer course on Scientific and Secular Medieval Manuscripts

California Rare Book School at University of California, Los Angeles will be offering an intensive course on Scientific and Secular Medieval Manuscripts this year. The course will be taught by Drs. Melissa Conway and Cynthia White, from August 12-16, 2019, … Continue reading

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