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Medieval Academy of America Statement on Online Dissertation Embargoes

The Medieval Academy of America strongly encourages graduate programs and university libraries to adopt policies that allow doctoral candidates the option of withholding their Ph.D. dissertations from university-mandated open-access digital publication for up to six years. The Academy also encourages … Continue reading

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Medieval Studies Seminar: Hélène Debax next Monday, 21 April

The Medieval Studies Seminar is pleased to welcome Prof. Hélène Debax next Monday, 21 April at 4:30 pm (Barker 133), when she will speak on “Joint Lordship in the Medieval West, Eleventh through Thirteenth Centuries.” Prof. Debax recieved her Maîtrise … Continue reading

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Institute for Advanced Study Opportunities for Scholars 2015-2016

  INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY, School of Historical Studies, Opportunities for Scholars 2015-2016.  The Institute is an independent private institution founded in 1930 to create a community of scholars focused on intellectual inquiry, free from teaching and other university obligations.  … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations: European Studies First Article Prize

The deadline for this year’s European Studies First Article Prize is fast approaching—all nominations must be received by April 14, 2014. Please take this opportunity to nominate a particularly impressive or noteworthy contribution to your field today! More information about … Continue reading

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London Rare Books School

This is a reminder that the course discount (two courses for £1000) for London Rare Books School (LRBS) expires April 15. LRBS runs 23 – 27 June 2014 and 30 June – 4 July 2014. The application form is available … Continue reading

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Executive Director Announcement

To the Members of the Medieval Academy,                       On behalf of the Council, I am delighted to announce the appointment of our new Executive Director, Lisa Fagin Davis. The Council’s decision comes after an extensive search, with wide consultation and expressions … Continue reading

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Mary Jaharis Center Lecture Series: The Reliquary-Enkolpia of Saint Demetrios and the Wonder of Art, April 3

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture is pleased to announce ​the second lecture​ in its 2013-2014 lecture series. On April 3, 2014, at 4pm, Dr. Ivan Drpić (University of Washington) will present “The Reliquary-Enkolpia of Saint Demetrios … Continue reading

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Postdoc: History of the Western Mediterranean, 300-1650CE (2014-15, Bates College)

The Department of History, Bates College, in Lewiston, Maine, invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellow, with a particular emphasis on pedagogical innovation. The fellowship is funded by the Andrew Mellon Foundation and begins August 1, 2014. Candidates must complete … Continue reading

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Medieval Manuscript and Paleography Courses at Rare Book School

This summer Rare Book School is excited to offer four courses designed specifically to advance the research of scholars in medieval and renaissance studies. Introduction to Paleography, 800–1500 introduces students to the book-based scripts and the text typologies of the western … Continue reading

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Virginia Brown Endowed Chair in Latin Palaeography

Through the generosity of James Hankins, Professor of History at Harvard University, the Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies at The Ohio State University has established a fund to support the Virginia Brown Endowed Chair in Latin Palaeography. The Chair honors … Continue reading

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