Category Archives: MAA Newsletter

MAA News – MAA@Kzoo

As always, the Medieval Academy of America will have a strong presence at the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo (May 9-12). 1) The Friday morning plenary, sponsored by the Medieval Academy, will be delivered by Bissera V. Pentcheva … Continue reading

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MAA News – April Issue of Speculum

The latest issue of Speculum is now available on the University of Chicago Press Journals website. To access your members-only journal subscription,  log in to the MAA website using your username and password associated with your membership (contact us at info@themedievalacademy.org if you have forgotten either), … Continue reading

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MAA News – Upcoming Deadlines

Interoperability and Medieval Manuscripts: A Digital Humanities Workshop The Medieval Academy of America is now accepting applications for “Interoperability and Medieval Manuscripts,” a three-day digital humanities workshop co-sponsored by The Medieval Academy and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library … Continue reading

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MAA News – 2019 Olivia Remie Constable Awards

The four annual Constable Awards are granted in memory of Remie Constable to support research and travel for junior faculty, adjuncts, or unaffiliated scholars. The 2019 Constable Awards have been awarded to: Cailah Jackson, “The Islamic Arts of the Book of Medieval … Continue reading

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MAA News – Dissertation Grant Winners

The 2019 Dissertation Grants have been awarded to: Hope Emily Allen Dissertation Grant: Timi Sgouros (Binghamton University), “Mobile Nuns: The Transgressing of Cloister Walls in the Later Middle Ages” John Boswell Dissertation Grant: Emma Snowden (University of Minnesota), “Bridging the Strait: The Shared History … Continue reading

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MAA News – 2019 Schallek Awards

The 2019 Schallek Awards, granted in collaboration with the Richard III Society-American Branch to support dissertation research in any relevant discipline dealing with late-medieval Britain, have been awarded to: Louisa Foroughi (Fordham University), “What Makes a Yeoman? Status, Religion, and Material … Continue reading

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MAA News – Call for CARA News

What’s Happening on Campus? The Committee on Centers and Regional Associations (CARA) wants to know! Please send a report about this year’s medieval studies programming in your department, regional association, or center to the Medieval Academy of America. We will … Continue reading

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MAA News – Good News From Our Members

Several Medieval Academy members have recently been awarded Summer Stipends from the National Endowment for the Humanities or have been named Fellows of the American Council of Learned Societies: NEH Summer Stipends:  Abigail Firey (University of Kentucky Research Foundation), “Lady … Continue reading

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MAA News – 2019 Annual Meeting Roundup, part 1: The Program

The 2019 Annual Meeting (University of Pennsylvania, 7-9 March) was a great success, with more than 500 attendees, four plenary sessions, more than 200 papers, receptions at the Penn Museum of Art and Archaeology and at the Philadelphia Museum of … Continue reading

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MAA News – 2019 Annual Meeting Roundup, part 2: Council Decisions

The Council of the Medieval Academy held its annual meeting on Thursday morning, March 7, and, among other items of business, considered the report of the Centennial Committee. With the submission of a final report and list of recommendations, the … Continue reading

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