MAA News – MAA Awards Summer Scholarships and Travel Grants

MAA/CARA Summer Scholarships support students completing interterm coursework in paleography, languages, or manuscript studies. The 2017 MAA/CARA Summer Scholarships have been awarded to:

Michelle Al-Ferzly (Univ. of Michigan),  studying Classical Arabic at the Qasid Institute (Amman, Jordan).

Deanna Elizabeth Brook’s, studying Old Irish at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

Brianna Daigneault (Univ. of Toronto), studying Breton at the Université de Bretagne Occidentale.

Meghan Catherine Lescault (Brown Univ.), studying Medieval Latin at The University of Notre Dame.

Sarah Luginbill (Univ. of Colorado at Boulder), studying Latin paleography at Durham University.

Nicole Danielle Pulichene (Harvard Univ.), studying Medieval Latin at The University of Notre Dame.

Matthew Harold Roby (Univ. of Oxford), studying Icelandic at Háskólasetur Vestfjarða.

Rachel Ruisard (Univ. of Maryland), studying Latin at the Paideia Institute (Rome).

Mimi Zhou (New York Univ.), studying Advanced Manuscript Studies at the Rare Book School (Yale University).

MAA Travel Grants support travel to conferences by contingent or unaffiliated scholars to present their work. The spring 2017 Travel Grants have been awarded to:

R. Natasha Amendola, “The Virgin Spins the Veil of the Temple: Medieval Use of the Protoevangelion,” International Medieval Congress, 3-6 July 2017, Leeds, UK.

Sarah Peters Kernan, “Reading the Whole Book: Cookbooks in Late Medieval English Professional Manuscripts,” Bibliography Among the Disciplines, 12-15 October 2017, Philadelphia, PA.

Joe Stadolnik, “Forms of Mercy,” Biennial London Chaucer Conference: “Chaucer and the Law,” June 30 to July 1, 2017, London, UK.

Congratulations! The Medieval Academy is very pleased to be able to support the work of these emerging scholars.

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