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MAA News – Belle Da Costa Greene Fund

The Medieval Academy of America is very pleased to announce the establishment of the Belle Da Costa Greene Fund. Belle Da Costa Greene (1883-1950) was a prominent art historian and the first manuscript librarian of the Pierpont Morgan collection. She … Continue reading

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MAA News – Seeking Editor of Speculum

The Medieval Academy of America seeks to appoint an Editor for Speculum.  The position is configured as part-time, requiring around 25 hours per week. The Editor is appointed for an expected five-year term, subject to acceptable yearly performance reviews, with … Continue reading

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MAA News – 2018 Olivia Constable Awards

The four Constable Awards, presented in memory of Olivia Remie Constable, support the research of junior, contingent, or unaffiliated scholars: Lindsay Cook (Columbia Univ.), “The Geography, Architecture, and Visual Culture of the Trinitarian Order” Sarah Ifft Decker (Indiana Univ.), “Jewish … Continue reading

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MAA News – 2018 Dissertation Grants

The nine endowed and named Medieval Academy Dissertation Grants support advanced graduate students in medieval studies. Nicole Genevieve Corrigan (Emory University), “Inventing the Virgen del Sagrario: Castilian Images of the Virgin and Visual Strategies of Devotion” (Hope Emily Allen Dissertation … Continue reading

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MAA News – Call for Subvention Applications

Medieval Academy Publication Subventions: Applications Due May 1 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. The deadline … Continue reading

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MAA News – Travel Grants: Upcoming Deadline

The Medieval Academy provides a limited number of travel grants to help Academy members who hold doctorates but are not in full-time faculty positions, or are contingent faculty without access to institutional funding, attend conferences to present their work. Deadline: … Continue reading

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Lecture: Place History and Architectural Origin Stories in Early Byzantium, April 12, 2018

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, is pleased to announce the final lecture in its 2017–2018 lecture series: Thursday, April 12, 2017, 6:15–7:45 pm Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Interstellar Skies: The Lunar Passage in Literature Through the Ages

Interstellar skies: The Lunar Passage in Literature through the Ages Hven, Sweden (connections via Copenhagen), 4th–6th August 2018 Keynotes Lisa R. Messeri (Yale), anthropologist of science and technology Matthew Francis (Aberystwyth), British poet and author Journeys to the moon, visions of … Continue reading

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Inaugural CARMEN Prizewinners Announced

CARMEN is very pleased to announce the winners of the first annual CARMEN Prize: Overall winner James Smith and team for their project on manuscripts in conflict zones; special commendations to Elizabeth L’Estrange on ‘Redefining Women and the Book’, and … Continue reading

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Historical Notation Bootcamp, Aug. 6-10, 2018

Anna Zayaruznaya (Yale University) and Andrew Hicks (Cornell University) and are delighted to announce that the third annual Historical Notation Bootcamp (https://blogs.cornell.edu/hnb/) will be held August 6–10, 2018 at Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, with the generous support … Continue reading

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