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Mary Jaharis Center Lecture Series: Worldliness in Byzantium and Beyond, May 4

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture is pleased to announce the final lecture in its 2015–2016 lecture series. On May 4, 2016, at 6:15 pm at the Harvard Faculty Club, Cecily J. Hilsdale (McGill University) will present … Continue reading

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Apply Now for 2017 Winter Program in Paleography and Codicology

GREEK PALEOGRAPHY AND CODICOLOGY Deadline for application: May 15, 2016 The AAR will offer its second winter program in Greek Paleography and Codicology in collaboration with the Vatican Library from 9 to 20 January 2017. The two-week course will introduce … Continue reading

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East of Byzantium Inaugural Events, April 13 & 14, 2016

East of Byzantium is a new partnership between the Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Chair of Armenian Art at Tufts University and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, … Continue reading

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International Opportunity for Medieval Studies Students

CARMEN Annual Meeting in Essen, 9-11 September 2016: Notice for Students As you prepare for what we hope are productive and happy careers in medieval studies, we’d like to invite you to participate in an international organization for the promotion … Continue reading

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Medieval Academy/CARA Summer Scholarships

Medieval Academy/CARA Summer Scholarships A limited number of stipends are available for graduate students and particularly promising undergraduate students who plan to participate in summer courses in medieval languages or manuscript studies. The stipend will be paid directly to the … Continue reading

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Statement on Diversity and Academic Freedom

Medieval Academy of America Statement on Diversity and Academic Freedom Membership in the Medieval Academy is open to all persons concerned with the study and teaching of the Middle Ages, including, but not limited to, independent scholars, secondary teachers, graduate … Continue reading

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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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