Category Archives: MAA Newsletter

MAA News – From the President

A Time of Renewal Dear MAA Members, Happy New Year! As we usher in 2022, I hope this letter finds you and your families and loved ones in good health, safe from the pandemic which continues to challenge us all. … Continue reading

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MAA News – 2022 Governance Election Results

We are very pleased to announce the results of the 2022 governance election, which closed at 11:59 PM on Jan. 3: President: Maureen Miller (History, Univ. of California, Berkeley) 1st Vice-President: Robin Fleming (History, Boston College) 2nd Vice-President: Sara Lipton … Continue reading

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MAA News – 2022 Class of Medieval Academy Fellows

The 2022 Election of Fellows and Corresponding Fellows of the Medieval Academy of America closed on Monday, 3 January. The results have been certified by the President of the Fellows and the Fellows Nominating Committee, and the new Fellows have … Continue reading

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MAA News – Annual Meeting Update

The 97th Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America will take place from March 10-13. The meeting is jointly hosted by the Medieval Academy of America and the Program in Medieval Studies at the University of Virginia, with the … Continue reading

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MAA News – 2023 Medieval Academy Meeting Call for Papers

98th Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America The Grand Hyatt, Washington, DC 23-26 February, 2023 The 98th Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America will take place at the Grand Hyatt Washington in downtown Washington, DC. The … Continue reading

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MAA News – Call for Submissions – Speculum Themed Issue: “Race, Race-Thinking, and Identity in the Global Middle Ages”

Editors: François-Xavier Fauvelle, Collège de France Nahir Otaño Gracia, University of New Mexico Cord J. Whitaker, Wellesley College For far too long, scholarly consensus held that race and racism were mainly Enlightenment innovations, datable to no earlier than the seventeenth … Continue reading

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MAA News – Baldwin Fellowship Winner

Tori Schmitt My dissertation examines the early Gothic architecture and sculpture of the now destroyed abbey of Sainte-Geneviève-du-Mont in Paris. Dismantled between 1793 and 1807, the abbey today counts among the numerous medieval churches destroyed in the French Revolution, long … Continue reading

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MAA News – Schallek Fellowship Winner

Alexandra Atiya My dissertation, “Economic and Spiritual Conflict in Medieval East Anglian Drama,” investigates the relationship between economic conflicts and dramatic forms in late-medieval morality and miracle plays. Focusing on the depiction of trade, labor rebellion, and corruption in plays … Continue reading

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MAA News – Inclusivity and Diversty Research Grant Winner

Colouring the Archives: Race Formations in the Late-Medieval Florence Angela Zhang My project combines premodern critical theory with archival documents to explore the processes of race formation in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. I focus on the racializing processes involved … Continue reading

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MAA News – Upcoming Deadlines

The Medieval Academy of America invites applications for the following grants. Please note that applicants must be members in good standing as of September 15 in order to be eligible for Medieval Academy awards. Summer Research Program for early PhD … Continue reading

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