Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Professor Carmela Franklin Elected President of the Medieval Academy of America

Professor Carmela Vircillo Franklin (Department of Classics) has been elected president of the Medieval Academy of America. Congratulations, Professor Franklin!

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French Renaissance Paleography, Newberry Library website, now live!

The Newberry Library has announced that its new site, French Renaissance Paleography, is now live. Below, please find a message from the Newberry Library: French Renaissance Paleography A Newberry Library Project https://paleography.library.utoronto.ca/ “A self-help tool that provides integrated access to an archive of historically significant, visually captivating manuscripts held in the collection of the Newberry […]

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Rutgers Medieval Studies: Reading Groups, Spring 2016

Medieval Studies at Rutgers has announced the schedule for their reading groups (Medieval Latin and Medieval English) in spring 2016. The Middle English reading group will meet on Mondays from 1:10-2:30pm. The Medieval Latin reading group will meet on Wednesdays from 1:10-2:30pm. Groups meet in the McDonnell Room of Rutgers’ Alexander Library.  The first Monday and […]

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Joel Kaye Named 2016 Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America

Joel Kaye, professor of history at Barnard College/Columbia University, has been named a 2016 Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America. Professor Kaye, along with the other 2016 Fellows, will be honored at the Fellows’ Plenary Session of the Medieval Academy’s Annual Meeting in Boston, 25-17 February 2016. Congratulations, Professor Kaye!

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Consuelo Dutschke Awarded Medieval Academy of America’s Robert L. Kindrick-CARA Award for Outstanding Service to Medieval Studies

Consuelo Dutschke, curator of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts at Columbia University, has been awarded the Medieval Academy of America’s Kindrick-Cara Award for her work on the Digital Scriptorium project. The Committee praised Dr. Dutschke’s “tireless and expert work with manuscript collections in libraries across the country. But this award specifically recognizes her leadership in the creation and […]

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The Manuscripts Lab (Cambridge/Stanford)

A great opportunity for collaborative, open-access scholarship in relation to manuscript studies: “The Manuscripts Lab” is a digital collaboration between Cambridge and Stanford that promotes the study of manuscripts. The Lab aims to provide a digital forum for collaborative work, whether research or pedagogical, across universities and thus promote the study and research of handwritten […]

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The Durham Priory Library Recreated Project

Durham Priory Library Recreated, an exciting collaborative digitization project between Durham University and Durham Cathedral, has been launched. The project aims to create an online, digital version of Durham Cathedral’s Priory Library, which is Britain’s best preserved medieval and Renaissance monastic library and a collection of international significance. With around 480 manuscript volumes dating from the […]

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Medieval Latin Reading Group at NYU: Spring 2016

Melissa Vise (visiting professor of Italian at NYU) is organizing an informal Medieval Latin reading group for graduate students. The idea is to have weekly, low-stakes but still guided work with Medieval Latin. The organizational meeting will take place on Thursday, December 10 at 7 PM in the Library of the Casa Italiana, and meetings will take place […]

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Virtual St. Stephen’s Project (University of York, UK)

The Virtual St. Stephen’s Project, at the University of York in the UK, is an ongoing AHRC-funded interdisciplinary research project on St Stephen’s Chapel, Westminster as a building and institution from 1292-1941. Below, please find a message from the Project’s team:   Ever wondered how a medieval palace chapel was built?  St Stephen’s Chapel, Westminster (constructed […]

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MAA Graduate Student Committee: Call for Self Nominations

Below, please find a message from the Medieval Academy of America:   Self-Nominations for the MAA Graduate Student Committee Deadline: 15 December 2015 The Medieval Academy of America is currently accepting self-nominations for vacancies opening up on the Graduate Student Committee (GSC) for the 2016-2018 term. The GSC comprises five members appointed for a two- year […]

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