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Call for Applications: Ahmanson Research Fellowships for the Study of Medieval and Renaissance Books and Manuscripts

Ahmanson Research Fellowships for the Study of Medieval and Renaissance Books and Manuscripts Ahmanson Research Fellowships support the use of UCLA Library Special Collections’ extensive holdings in medieval and Renaissance manuscripts and printed books. These include: the Ahmanson-Murphy Aldine and Early … Continue reading

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2/27 Dante Lecture: William Franke

Saturday, February 27, 1:30 to 3 pm Dante Lecture William Franke, Vanderbilt University “The Apotheosis of Self-Reflection: Dante and the Inauguration of the Modern Era” A reception will follow the program. This program is free and open to the public, … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons to Attend the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America (Boston, 25-27 February):

10) We’re awarding the Haskins Medal, Brown Prize, and Elliott Prize on Saturday, 27 February, at 10:45 AM; 9) CARA Awards for Teaching and Service will be presented on Friday, 26 February, at 1 PM; 8) The annual CARA meeting … Continue reading

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Teaching “Beowulf” in the Context of Old Norse-Icelandic Literature

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for College and University Teachers, Teaching “Beowulf” in the Context of Old Norse-Icelandic Literature this summer. Directed by Jana Schulman, this Institute focuses on the Old English poem “Beowulf,” engaging participants in learning … Continue reading

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Medieval and Modern Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age (MMSDA)

Medieval and Modern Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age (MMSDA) 2 – 6 May 2016, Cambridge and London We are very pleased to announce the sixth year of this course, funded by the Digital Scholarly Editions Initial Training Network (DiXiT), … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Statement on Inclusion, Diversity, and Academic Freedom

1 February 2016 We have recently received an open letter signed by several medievalists that has gathered additional signatures on social media. In response to the letter’s request, and in accordance with MAA guidelines, the Council of the Medieval Academy of … Continue reading

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Call for Editor or Editors

ACMRS (the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies) at Arizona State University is seeking an editor or editorial team of two to three in related fields to edit Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History, an annual journal published by … Continue reading

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Harvard Medieval Studies Visiting Scholar Program

In order to promote scholarly research, exchange, and conversation about the medieval world, the Committee on Medieval Studies accepts a small number of Visiting Scholars each academic year. Visiting Scholars may work in any field dealing with some aspect of … Continue reading

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Ana Maria Aldama Roy VI International Prize for a Doctoral Thesis

The Ana Maria Aldama Roy Foundation, which has the principal aim of promoting Latin Studies, invites applications for its Sixth International Prize for Doctoral Theses.  This is open to unpublished doctoral theses on Christian, Medieval or Renaissance Latin, which have … Continue reading

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UCLA-CMRS 2015-16 Program Booklet Now Available Online

For many years, MAA members in the US and Canada have received a copy by mail of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies’ annual program booklet. Beginning this year, the booklet will no longer be mailed but will … Continue reading

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