Category Archives: Announcements

Mary Jaharis Center Lecture, October 1, 2020

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, is pleased to announce that “Byzantine Pieces of an Umayyad Puzzle: A Basalt Platform in the Azraq Oasis” has been rescheduled. In this … Continue reading

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Rare Book School – A Fractured Inheritance: The Problems, Challenges, and Opportunities of Collecting Manuscript Fragments

Click here for more information and to register. A 75-minute panel discussion followed by 15 minutes of Q&A scheduled for Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 5–6:30 p.m. ET, via Zoom. Due to Zoom’s restrictions, this event is limited to the first … Continue reading

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Reminder: Applications due September 8 for BSA’s 2021 New Scholars Program

The Bibliographical Society of America’s New Scholars Program seeks to promote the work of scholars who are new to the field of bibliography, broadly defined to include any research that deals with the creation, production, publication, distribution, reception, transmission, and subsequent history of all textual artifacts (manuscript, … Continue reading

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ACLS Statement: COVID-19 and the Key Role of the Humanities and Social Sciences in the United States

COVID-19 and the Key Role of the Humanities and Social Sciences in the United States Consider the spread of COVID-19, global environmental degradation, and the deep divisions around race in this country. Our collective responses to these and other challenges … Continue reading

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MAA Council update

To the Members of the Medieval Academy of America, I am writing to inform you that third-year Councilor Kathryn A. Smith has stepped down from the Council for personal reasons. In accordance with our bylaws (paragraphs 7 and 11), the … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: BSA New Scholars Program (Deadline Sept 8)

The Bibliographical Society of America’s New Scholars Program seeks to promote the work of scholars who are new to the field of bibliography, broadly defined to include any research that deals with the creation, production, publication, distribution, reception, transmission, and … Continue reading

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Reminder: Deadline to Register as a Mentor or Mentee

REMINDER: DEADLINE TO REGISTER AS A MENTOR OR MENTEE: June 8, 2020 *Please note that since IMC Leeds has been cancelled due the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be running the mentorship program digitally. Because of this, anybody can participate, regardless … Continue reading

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Statement from the Medieval Academy of America Presidential Officers

The Medieval Academy of America unequivocally condemns the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor. Together with the fact that the current coronavirus pandemic disproportionately affects people of color, these murders have heightened our collective awareness of the … Continue reading

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York Festival of Ideas Online

York Festival of Ideas Online Virtual Horizons 2-14 June 2020 The Brothers York: An English Tragedy 11am, Sunday 7 June 2020 Historian Thomas Penn explores how a dynasty that could have been as magnificent as the Tudors destroyed itself in … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Metropolitan Museum Journal

The Editorial Board of the Metropolitan Museum Journal invites submissions of original research on works of art in the Museum’s collection. The Journal publishes Articles and Research Notes. All texts must take works of art in the collection as the point of departure. Articles contribute extensive and thoroughly … Continue reading

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