Awards Granted to Medievalists

Boethius, De Musica, from Naples, Biblioteca Nazionale Vittorio Emanuele III, MS V. A. 14.

Boethius, De Musica, from Naples, Biblioteca Nazionale Vittorio Emanuele III, MS V. A. 14.

Additional grants and awards for medievalists have recently been announced. These include:

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships:
Thomas Burman, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
“The Dominicans, Islam, and Christian Thought, 1220-1320”

Adam Davis, Denison University
“The Rise of the Medieval Hospital and the Formation of a Charitable Society in 12th- and 13th-Century Champagne, France”

Kathy Krause, University of Missouri, Kansas City
“The Role of Noblewomen in Literary Production in Northern France during the Thirteenth-Century”

Deborah Tor, Univ. of Notre Dame
“The Great Seljuq Sultanate and the Formation of Islamic Civilization, 1040-1194”

NEH Digital Humanities Start-up Grants:
Catholic University of America — Washington, DC
“Project Andvari: A Digital Portal to the Visual World of Early Medieval Northern Europe”
Lilla Kopar, Project Director
Nancy Wicker, Project Director

University of Missouri, Kansas City — Kansas City, MO
“A Digital Studio for the Optical and Chemical Analysis Of Manuscripts and Printed Books”
Virginia Blanton, Project Director
Jeffrey Rydberg Cox, Project Director
Nathan Oyler, Project Director

American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grants:
James Morganstern, Ohio State University
“The Church of Notre-Dame at Jumièges from the Seventh Century to the Present”

Sarah Noonan, Lindenwood University
“The Book in Parts: Selective Reading Practices in Late Medieval England”

Janelle Werner, Kalamazoo College
“Priests and Concubines in England, 1375-1559”

Institute for Advanced Studies faculty appointments:
Cynthia Hahn
Yitzhak Hen

National Humanities Center Fellowships:
Lee Manion, University of Missouri
“The King is Emperor: Sovereignty, Justice, and Theories of Empire in Late Medieval Literature”

Claire Sponsler, University of Iowa
“Reading the Beauchamp Pageant”

Carol Symes, University of Illinois
“Public Acts: Performance, Popular Literacies, and the Documentary Revolution of Medieval Europe”

Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship:
Jerold C. Frakes, University at Buffalo (SUNY)

Two Academy members were recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences:
Teofilo Ruiz, University of California, Los Angeles
Stephen G. Nichols, Johns Hopkins University

We congratulate these scholars for their achievements and look forward to seeing the results of their research.

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