The Hill Museum and Manuscript Library has launched vHMML (virtual Hill Museum & Manuscript Library) <http://www.vhmml.org/>, and it is an excellent new resource for the study of manuscripts in their collection, which will now be available to peruse online. In addition, vHMML has many other resources: instruction in Latin and Syriac scripts in School<http://www.vhmml.org/school>, Latin and […]
History professor Joel Kaye has just received the 2015 Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History, awarded by the American Philosophical Society, for his book A History of Balance, 1250-1375 (Cambridge University Press, 2014). Congratulations, Professor Kaye!
We are delighted to announce two new faculty members in the Medieval & Renaissance community at Columbia University this fall: Professor Alexandre Roberts (from the history department) and Professor Eliza Zingesser (from the French department). Alexandre Roberts (PhD Berkeley, 2015) is joining us as Assistant Professor of History. Alex is an extraordinarily gifted scholar of Greek- […]
Teodolinda Barolini (Lorenzo Da Ponte Professor of Italian) and the Digital Dante project were featured in a ColumbiaNews article in May. Read the story here: http://news.columbia.edu/research/3694
Many congratulations to our two MA students, Jeffrey Palframan and Helen Christian, who have completed their MA theses and will have their degrees officially conferred tomorrow! Best of luck in the future!
Congratulations to History Department Professor Neslihan Şenocak who was appointed as a 2015-2016 Fellow of the National Humanities Center, for her project Care of Souls in Medieval Italy, 1050–1300. According to the Columbia Humanities Twitter feed, she is the 36th Columbia faculty member to receive this fellowship! You can read more about the Fellowships here.
Congratulations to Jean Howard, Columbia’s George Delacourt Professor in the Humanities, whose scholarship is honored in a new collection of essays: Historical Affects and the Early Modern Theater Edited by Ronda Arab, Michelle Dowd, Adam Zucker, and published by Routledge in 2015. Read more on the Routledge website.
Congratulations to English Department Professor Patricia Dailey, who has just received a 2015 Distinguished Columbia Faculty Award! As the award announcement noted: The award was created in 2005 by Columbia Trustee Emeritus, Gerry Lenfest, (LAW’58, HON’09), to honor exceptional faculty in the Arts and Sciences. The awards are given annually to recognize unusual merit across […]
In the recent Medieval Academy of America Elections, Professor Carmela Franklin was elected 1st Vice President, and Professor Adam Kosto was elected to the Nominating Committee. Congratulations to both! Read more on the MAA blog.
Columbia English Department PhD student Ruen-chuan Ma was spotted discussing medieval manuscripts with “Humans of New York.” We’re proud that our students are committed to getting out the word about book history in rain, shine, sleet, or snow! http://www.humansofnewyork.com/post/107136216166/im-doing-my-dissertation-on-medieval-literature “I’m doing my dissertation on medieval literature. I feel a sense of wonder and awe whenever […]