Category Archives: MAA Newsletter

MAA News – From the President

Dear fellow medievalists, Six months into the pandemic – from which other countries seem to be slowly emerging — nerves are getting frayed in the United States. Professors who normally, around the middle of August, have their syllabuses ready; students … Continue reading

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MAA News – New Inclusivity and Diversity Initiatives

The Medieval Academy of America is committed to being an organization where BIPOC scholars feel welcome, respected, heard, and safe. This commitment requires us to look both inward – at our governance, policies, and committees – and outward – at … Continue reading

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MAA News – September Webinars

Race, Racism, and our Institutions and Disciplines September 18, 3-5 PM EDT Medieval Freelancing 101 Session 1: Para-academic Work, September 8, 1-2:30 PM EDT Session 2: Working Beyond Academia, September 22, 1-2:30 PM EDT Race, Racism, and our Institutions and … 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. Schallek Fellowship The Schallek Fellowship provides … Continue reading

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MAA News – Call for Prize Submissions

The Medieval Academy of America invites submissions for the following prizes to be awarded at the 2021 MAA Annual Meeting (University of Indiana at Bloomington, 15-18 April). Submission instructions vary, but all dossiers must complete by 15 October 2020. PLEASE … Continue reading

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MAA News – Call for CARA Awards Nominations

Kindrick-CARA Award for Outstanding Service to Medieval Studies The Robert L. Kindrick-CARA Award for Outstanding Service to Medieval Studies recognizes Medieval Academy members who have provided leadership in developing, organizing, promoting, and sponsoring medieval studies through the extensive administrative work … Continue reading

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MAA News – Good News from our Members

Kathleen Kennedy has been awarded a British Academy Global Professorship at the University of Bristol If you have good news to share, please send it to Executive Director Lisa Fagin Davis (LFD@themedievalacademy.org)

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MAA News – From the Executive Director

I know that all of our members are facing serious challenges right now: transitioning to on-line learning or teaching; dealing with health issues, job insecurity, or financial precarity; trying to balance WFH with kids’ schooling; worrying about loved ones and … Continue reading

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MAA News – Schallek Fellow’s Report

Maj-Britt Frenze 2019-2020 Schallek Fellow The Schallek Fellowship gave me tremendous support during my final year of doctoral study as I finished my dissertation and graduated in May of 2020. During the 2019-2020 academic year, I used the funds provided … 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. Schallek Fellowship The Schallek Fellowship provides … Continue reading

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