MAA News – Good News from our Members

A Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) award for Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives was granted to Elizabeth Hebbard (Univ. of Indiana at Bloomington), Principal Investigator, “Peripheral Manuscripts: Digitizing Medieval Manuscript Collections in the Midwest.

The following MAA members have received funding recently from the National Endowment for the Humanities:

NEH Fellowships:  Scott Bruce (Fordham Univ.), “The Lost Patriarchs Project: Recovering the Greek Fathers in the Medieval Latin Tradition”; Simon Doubleday (Hofstra Univ.), “Christian Spain before the Crusades: Power and Pragmatism in Eleventh-Century Iberia”; Anne Lester (Johns Hopkins University), “Relics, Remembrance, and Material History in the Aftermath of the Fourth Crusade”;  Maya Maskarinec (University of Southern California), “Domesticating Saints in Medieval and Early Modern Rome”; Stephen Shoemaker (Univ. of Oregon), “The Contours of Scripture at the End of Antiquity.”

NEH Cooperative Agreements and Special Projects (P&A): Columba Stewart, OSB (Project Director, Hill Museum and Manuscript Library,  St. John’s University, Collegeville), “Developing Resources for Description of Manuscripts from Understudied Christian and Islamic Traditions”

Kristina Richardson (Queens College & Graduate Center, The City University of New York) was granted an NEH Fellowship for Faculty at Hispanic-Serving Institutions, to support her project “Gypsies’ and Race-Making in the Premodern Middle East.”

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