MAA News – Grants to Medievalists

Tripoli, Bohemond VI or VII, gold bezant, 1251-87. Courtesy of Princeton University Numismatic Collection.

Tripoli, Bohemond VI or VII, gold bezant, 1251-87. Courtesy of Princeton University Numismatic Collection.

The Medieval Academy of America is delighted to announce an impressive collection of awards garnered by our members during the past fellowship season.

ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships:
George Edmondson (Dartmouth College): A Politics of Melancholia

Lisi Oliver (Louisiana State University) and Stefan Jurasinski (State University of New York, College at Brockport): The Laws of Alfred and Ine: An Edition and Interpretive Commentary

ACLS Fellowships:
Thomas O’Donnell (Fordham University): Theoretical Lives: Identity-Critique and Monastic Community in England, 1000-1259

ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships:
Christopher MacEvitt (Dartmouth College): Jerusalem Lost: the Holy Land and Islam in Christian Memory (for residence at the American Academy in Rome during academic year 2015-2016)

ACLS Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowships:
Jonathan P. Conant (Brown University): The Carolingians and the Ends of Empire, ca. 795-840

American Academy in Rome/National Endowment for the Humanities Post-Doctoral Rome Prize:
Marilynn Desmond

American Academy in Rome/Samuel H. Kress Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize:
David Anthony Morris

John Carter Brown Library (Brown Univ.) Research Fellows:
Andrea Nate (PhD Candidate, Brown University): “Celestina’s Daughters: ‘Old Christian’ and Morisca Descendants of the Medieval Iberian Go-Between” J.M. Stuart Fellow

Nancy van Deusen (Queen’s University, Canada): “The Disappearance of the Past: Indigenous Slavery in Spanish and Portuguese America, 1492-1560” InterAmericas Fellow, funded by The Reed Foundation

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships:
Joel Anderson (Cornell University): Imagining Universal Government at the Edge of the World: Institutional Forms in Norse Bishops’ Lives

Katie Ann-Marie Bugyis (Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame): Ministers of Christ’s Word: Benedictine Women Religious in Early and Central Medieval England

Rowan W. Dorin (Harvard University): Expulsions of Foreign Moneylenders in Medieval Europe, 1200-1450

Brian P. Long (Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame): Towards the Cultural History of the Twelfth-Century Translation Movement

James A. Palmer (Washington University in St. Louis): Gold, Grain, and Grace: Piety and Community in Late Medieval Rome

NEH Scholarly Editions and Translations:
Rega Wood Bloomington (Project Director, Univ. of Indiana): Richard Rufus Project

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends:
Albrecht Classen (University of Arizona, Tucson): The Myth of Charlemagne in the History of Premodern German and Dutch Literature

National Humanities Center Fellowships:
Shannon Noelle Gayk (Indiana University): Instruments of Christ: The Arma Christi in Early England (Walter Hines Page Fellowship of the Research Triangle Foundation)

Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Fellowships:
Sarah Ifft (Yale University): Jewish and Christian Women’s Economic Activities in Late Medieval Catalonia

We congratulate Walter Cahn (Yale University) on his 2014 election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Please contact Executive Director Lisa Fagin Davis ( with additional announcements.

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