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Online Summer Skills Seminar: Mediterranean Art: An Introduction

“Mediterranean Art History: An Introduction” 17—20 June  2024, led by Dr. Karen Rose Mathews, University of Miami This online Summer Skills Seminar provides participants with an overview of key concepts and methodologies in the study of Mediterranean art history. The … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Marked With the Wounds of Christ

“Marked With the Wounds of Christ” An Academic Conference on the Stigmatization of St. Francis Franciscan University of Steubenville Steubenville, OH September 12-14, 2024 CALL FOR PAPERS In celebration of the eighth centenary of St. Francis of Assisi’s reception of … Continue reading

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2024 CARA Prizes

We are very pleased to announce the winners of the 2024 CARA Prizes: The 2024 CARA Award for Excellence in Teaching has been awarded to Angela Mariani (Texas Tech Univ.). The 2024 Robert L. Kindrick–CARA Award for Outstanding Service to Medieval … Continue reading

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Call for Applications – Rediscovering the Cultural Heritage of Upper Svaneti, Georgia

REDISCOVERING THE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF UPPER SVANETI, GEORGIA International Cultural Workshop Date: 26 July – 4 August 2024 Destination: Mestia, Svaneti Deadline for applications: 15 March 2024 Description This project takes place in Upper Svaneti, the spectacular mountainous region of … Continue reading

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Kao Book Webinar

Zoom Webinar  January 25, 2024, 5:00–6:30 pm EST  Please join us for the book launch of Wan-Chuan Kao’s White before Whiteness in the Late Middle Ages (Manchester University Press, 2024). This book is supported by the Medieval Academy Inclusivity and … Continue reading

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GSC’s Digital Humanities Showcase

Join the Medieval Academy of America’s Graduate Student Committee for the second edition of Digital Humanities Showcase over Zoom on 30th January, 2024. This virtual gathering is a forum for scholars, both emerging and established, to gather and learn about, … Continue reading

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2024 Medieval Academy of America Publication Prizes

We are very pleased to announce the winners of the 2024 Medieval Academy of America Publication Prizes: The Haskins Medal Leah DeVun, The Shape of Sex: Nonbinary Gender from Genesis to the Renaissance (Columbia University Press, 2021) The John Nicholas Brown Prize … Continue reading

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Rare Book School is now accepting applications for its summer 2024 courses.

To apply to courses and learn more about the application process, please visit https://rarebookschool.org/summer-2024-course…/. For the best chance of being admitted, please submit your application(s) by the first-round deadline on 19 February. Applications received after that date will be reviewed on … Continue reading

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MAA News – From the Editor’s Desk

Happy New Year from the Editor’s Desk at Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies.  This year the journal brings many glad tidings. Let’s start with the January 99/1 (2024) issue, another multi-disciplinary collection of fascinating articles, beginning with “The Cerne Giant in … Continue reading

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MAA News – 2024 Governance Election

I am very pleased to report the results of the recent governance election: President: Sara Lipton (History, Stony Brook Univ.) [Congratulations!] 1st Vice-President: Peggy McCracken (French and Comparative Literature, Univ. of Michigan) [Congratulations!] 2nd Vice-President: Haruko Momma (English, New York … Continue reading

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