MAA News – Award Announcements

The American Council of Learned Societies has just announced its 2015 Fellows, and several members of the Medieval Academy are among them:

Andrew J. Albin (Assistant Professor, English, Fordham University) – Richard Rolle’s Melody of Love: Alliterative Translation and Commentary

Albrecht Diem (Associate Professor, History, Syracuse University) – Norm and Community: Early Medieval Monastic Rules and the Development of Regular Observance

Elina Gertsman (Associate Professor, Art History and Art, Case Western Reserve University) – Figuring Absence: Empty Spaces in Late Medieval Art

Thomas F. Madden (Professor, History, Saint Louis University) – The Lion and the Cross: Crusade, Memory, and Identity in Medieval and Early Modern Venice

Tanya Stabler Miller (Associate Professor, History and Political Science, Purdue University, Calumet) – Men, Women, and Religious Education in Medieval France

Several members of the Medieval Academy have recently been awarded grants from The National Endowment for the Humanities:

Jeffrey Hamburger (Project Director, working with William P. Stoneman, Lisa Fagin Davis, Nancy Netzer, and Anne-Marie Eze), Pages from the Past: Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston-Area Collections (Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation)

Jenny Adams (Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst), Student Debt and University Life in Medieval Oxford (Summer Stipend)

Jennifer Feltman (independent scholar), Moral Theology and the Cathedral: Sculpted Programs of the Last Judgment in Thirteenth-Century France (Summer Stipend)

Damian Fleming (Purdue University at Fort Wayne), Understanding Hebrew Alphabets in Early Medieval Manuscripts (Summer Stipend)

The National Science Foundation has made a major award to Patrick Geary (Institute for Advanced Study) and Krishna Veeramah (Stony Brook University) to “use advanced ancient DNA analysis to clarify the nature of the medieval ‘barbarian’ societies from which many modern-day Europeans still trace their national identities.”

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