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20th colloquium of the Comité international de paléographie latine

20th colloquium of the Comité international de paléographie latine on 6-8 September 2017
:  “Scribes and the Presentation of Texts (from Antiquity to ca. 1550)
” at Yale University Two deadlines are approaching: First, the blocks of hotel rooms being held at the … Continue reading

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American Academy in Rome – Apply Now for Latin Paleography and Codicology

2018 Winter Program Latin Paleography and Codicology American Academy in Rome Deadline for application: May 30, 2017 The AAR will offer a two-week intensive course in Latin Paleography and Codicology in collaboration with the Vatican Library and the University of … Continue reading

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New Exhibition in HMML’s Reading Room: Fragmented Beauty

New Exhibition in HMML’s Reading Room: Fragmented Beauty COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – Our knowledge of the past is often fragmented: ancient artifacts, historical documents, architectural ruins, and other important pieces of history speak to us in an incomplete state. Much of … Continue reading

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Continued MAA Support for CEU

In the wake of the Hungarian Parliament’s recent decision to discontinue the accreditation of Central European University, the Council of the Medieval Academy of America continues to voice its support for our colleagues at CEU and throughout Hungary.

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Medieval Academy of America Response to Immigration Executive Order

The Medieval Academy of America wishes to express its grave concern over the recent Executive Order suspending entry of all refugees to the United States for 120 days, barring Syrian refugees indefinitely, and blocking entry into the United States for … Continue reading

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Harvard University Visiting Scholars Program

Each semester, the Committee on Medieval Studies appoints a small number of Visiting Scholars for terms ranging from three to six months. Visiting Scholars may work in any field dealing with some aspect of medieval society, religion, or culture in … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays, from the Medieval Academy of America

The staff and governance of the Medieval Academy of America wish you all the very best this holiday season. The Medieval Academy office will be closed from December 26 through January 2. We look forward to working with you in the … Continue reading

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Post-Election Statement from the Council of the Medieval Academy

In the aftermath of the recent presidential election in the United States, the Medieval Academy of America reaffirms its commitment “to foster an environment of diversity, inclusion, and academic freedom,” as expressed in our “Statement on Diversity and Academic Freedom” … Continue reading

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The Medieval Kingdom of Sicily Image Database

From http://kos.aahvs.duke.edu/index.php This database is a collection of historic images that represents the medieval monuments and cities of the Kingdom of Sicily collected from museums, libraries, archives and publications. The historic Kingdom of Sicily encompassed the island of Sicily and … Continue reading

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The New Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts Beta launch

The Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries is pleased to announce the beta release of the New Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts (SDBM). Thanks to support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the New SDBM … Continue reading

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