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2022 Schallek Fellow

The Medieval Academy of America is very pleased to award the 2022 Schallek Fellowship to Alexandra Atiya (University of Toronto). Atiya’s dissertation, “Economic and Spiritual Conflict in Medieval East Anglian Drama,” investigates the relationship between economic conflicts and dramatic forms in … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: MAA Summer Research Program

About: The Medieval Academy of America (MAA) is excited to announce the launch of a new Summer Research Program for early PhD or early PhD-track students. Organized by the Mentoring Program Committee, the Summer Research Program is designed to mentor … Continue reading

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Medieval Academy of America Professional Behavior Policy

Dear MAA members, By now, many of you have heard the recent revelations in the news media about the disturbing, unprofessional behavior of a prominent medievalist. I wanted to acknowledge the deep hurt that acts of sexual harassment cause for … Continue reading

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MAA@IMC

If you’re attending next week’s virtual International Medieval Congress (and even if you aren’t), please join us on Monday, 5 July, 12:30 PDT/15:30 EDT/20:30 BST for a special off-program event, a conversation with MAA President Thomas Dale, Speculum Editor Katherine … Continue reading

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MAA Mentoring Program Committee

To the Members of the Medieval Academy of America: I am very pleased to announce the establishment of the MAA Mentoring Program Committee, charged with proposing, establishing, and facilitating mentoring programs focused on underserved communities of emerging medievalists. The inaugural … Continue reading

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Paul Szarmach

Paul Szarmach died a few days ago. A fellow of the Medieval Academy since 2006, he had long been a major scholar and scholarly editor and a central figure in the administration of medieval studies in both the U.S. and … Continue reading

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Upcoming Speculum Webinar: Meet the Editors

A Speculum Webinar: Meet the Editors 26 March 2021 from 12:00-1:30 PM EDT via Zoom Aimed particularly at early career scholars, this webinar brings together the editors of Speculum, along with members of the Editorial and Review Boards, to demystify … Continue reading

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2021 MAA/CARA Awards

We are very pleased to announce the 2021 MAA Committee on Centers and Regional Associations (CARA) Awards: The Robert L. Kindrick–CARA Award for Outstanding Service to Medieval Studies  recognizes Medieval Academy members who have provided leadership in developing, organizing, promoting, … Continue reading

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Registration for the 2021 Annual Meeting is Open!

Registration for the 96th Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America is now open. The meeting is hosted by Indiana University, Bloomington, and will take place entirely online, from 15-18 April 2021. The program and registration information are available here. … Continue reading

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MAA Public Statement on the Assault on the U.S. Capitol

MAA PUBLIC STATEMENT on the ASSAULT ON THE U.S. CAPITOL The violent assault on the U. S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, which led to the tragic loss of five lives, represents yet another moment in American history that confronts … Continue reading

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