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MAA News – MAA@Kzoo

Even though we won’t be able to greet you in person this year at the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, the Medieval Academy of America will have a strong presence at the virtual conference, with lectures, sessions, and … Continue reading

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MAA News – MAA Grants Awarded

We are very pleased to be able to support the work of these scholars through our grant programs: Belle da Costa Greene Award Carolyn Quijano (Columbia University), “The Stranger and the Guest: Foreign Magistracies in the Medieval Italian City States, … Continue reading

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MAA News – Book Subventions

The Medieval Academy Book Subvention Program provides grants of up to $2,500 to university or other non-profit scholarly presses to support the publication of first books by Medieval Academy members. Click here for more information. NEW: The Medieval Academy Inclusivity … Continue reading

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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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