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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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MAA News – 2020 Annual Meeting Call for Papers

The 95th Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America will take place on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley on 26-28 March 2020. The meeting is jointly hosted by the Medieval Academy of America, the Program in … Continue reading

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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 – 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 – Inaugural Belle da Costa Greene Award

We are very pleased to announce that the inaugural Belle da Costa Greene Award has been presented to Tarren Andrews (University of Colorado, Boulder). In 2018, the Medieval Academy of America established the Belle da Costa Greene Award to support … Continue reading

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MAA News – MAA/GSC Grant Winners

Two MAA/GSC Grants for Innovation in Community Building and Professionalization have been awarded this year: to District Medievalists to help support a three-part series of symposia organized and presented by medieval studies graduate students in the Washington DC area; and … Continue reading

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