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MAA News – CARA Prizes: Call for Nominations

Kindrick-CARA Award for Outstanding Service to Medieval Studies  The Robert L. Kindrick-CARA Award for Outstanding Service to Medieval Studies recognizes Medieval Academy members who have provided leadership in developing, organizing, promoting, and sponsoring medieval studies through the extensive administrative work … Continue reading

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MAA News – Call for Fellows Nominations

To all Members of the Medieval Academy of America: Members are hereby invited to submit nominations for the election of Fellows and Corresponding Fellows of the Medieval Academy of America for 2019. The title of Fellow was created in 1926 … Continue reading

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MAA News – Good News from our Members

Katie Bugyis has been selected to be a Joy Foundation Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University for 2018-19. The Fellowship will support research for her current book project, Liturgy Matters: Benedictine Women’s Communities in Medieval … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Narrative & Nostalgia: The Crusades & American Civil War

Michel-Rolph Trouillot closed his 1995 Silencing the Past by reminding us that “History doesn’t belong only to its narrators, professional or amateur. While some of us debate what history is or was, others take it in their own hands.” This … Continue reading

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Manuscripts in the Curriculum II

Les Enluminures currently sponsors a program, Manuscripts in the Curriculum I, to enable colleges, universities, and other educational institutions in the United States and Canada to borrow a select group of original manuscripts to be used for teaching and exhibitions … Continue reading

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11th Annual Schoenberg Symposium Registration open!

In partnership with the Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia, the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the 11th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age: Illuminations: … Continue reading

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Medieval History Seminar

The German Historical Institutes in London and Washington, D.C., are pleased to announce the eleventh Medieval History Seminar, to be held in London from 10 to 12 October 2019. The seminar is designed to bring together Ph.D. candidates and recent … Continue reading

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Jobs for Medievalists

Administrative Librarian (Director, Special Collections Directorate) Open & closing dates: 09/04/2018 to 10/04/2018 Service: Excepted Pay scale & grade: SL 00 Salary: $126,148 to $189,600 per year Appointment type: Permanent – Position Work schedule: Full-Time – Flexitime. Announcement number: VAR000519. … Continue reading

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Jobs for Medievalists

Position Title: Assistant Professor in Medieval Iberian Studies Req # 03884 The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Chicago seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in medieval Iberian studies, to begin July 1, 2019, … Continue reading

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Fragmentarium Workshop

The Swiss National Science Foundation Project Fragmentarium (https://fragmentarium.ms) is pleased to announce the program of its upcoming workshop: “Bits and Pieces. Medieval Manuscript Fragments in the Digital Age,” to be held at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, 5-6 October, 2018. … Continue reading

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