CMS Weekly Digest

News, Calls, Events, and Opportunities for our Medieval Studies Community


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Miles Pattenden awarded the Established Scholar Publication Prize

Sebastian Sobecki featured by Arts & Science News


Critical Digital Humanities Institute Visiting Speaker Series

CSAMP Event Calendar: Collaborative Specialization in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy Proseminars, Colloquia, and Workshop Listings

BHPC Program Events

PIMS Calendar of Events

English Language Learning Courses

Old French Reading Group - weekly

Tuesdays, 12:30-2:00 pm, Room JH 401 - Arabic philosophy reading group; Resources: Ṭūsī’s commentary on Avicenna’s Isharāt / Ṭūsī’s commentary on Avicenna’s Isharāt - searchable; Questions: Reza Hadisi 

September 27 - A lecture by Chief Cadmus Delorme, former Chief of the Cowessess First Nation, on Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action

September 27Celebrating Ethiopic Book Heritage display, lecture, and reception

September 27 - CRRS Early Modern Interdisciplinary Graduate Forum - Camila Collins Araiza: Jews, Gender, and Slave Law in Colonial Barbados: Clause XVII of ‘the Act’ and Yixin Alfred Wang: In Search of Prester John and His Ethiopia: Italian Navigators in West Africa, 1455-1456

September 27 - Foundations of Intercultural Communication

September 27 - JHI New Faculty Salon

September 27 - Orange Shirt Day: A Critical Reading Event

September 27 - Webinar: Revisiting the History of Medieval Libya, 7th-16th centuries

September 27-30 - St. Mike’s Annual Book Sale, John M. Kelly Library / PIMS Library 📚

September 28-29 - 18th International Conference of the Australian Early Medieval Association: The Natural and The Unnatural in the Early Medieval World

September 28 - Let’s Talk International Partnerships Fireside Chat – International Student Experience Fund

September 28-December 14 - Student Life Better Coping Skills sessions

September 29 - Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth & Reconciliation Commemoration

September 29 - Truth First: Indigenous Archaeology as Restorative Justice

September 29 - CMS Convivium: Voicing Hidden Stories

September 30 - deTOurs: Bus Tour of Worship Sites 

October 2-November 10 - Feeling Good Fall Challenge

October 2 - CSAMP Proseminar with Rachel Barney

October 4 - PIMS Meeting of Open Council

October 5 - Cinémathèque night

October 6 - English Language Learning Courses

October 12 - 11th Annual BHPC J. R. de J. Jackson Lecture - Caroline Wigginton (University of Mississippi): In Search of the Modern Type: Angel de Cora’s Indigenous Book Illustration and the Work of Abstraction 

October 13-14 - 10th Annual Wollesen Memorial Graduate Symposium: Contretemps

October 16 - CSAMP Proseminar with Simon Trepanier: Empedocles' Thought: Re-Editing Section d of the Strasbourg Papyrus

October 17 - The Pontifical Faculty of Theology at St. Augustine's Seminary Series of Patristic Talks: Gregory the Great: Why is He Great?

October 17 - JHI Funding Opportunities: Finding the Right Fit With Our Research Funding Programs

October 23 - CSAMP Proseminar with Mark Johnstone: The Epicurean Division of Desires

October 25 - Medieval World Drama Working Group Meeting: Top Graduate Zhang Xie, in a new translation from the medieval Chinese (with a special guest appearance by Prof. Regina Llamas)

October 26 - Accessibility Services: Faculty and Instructor Open House

October 26-28 - International Conference for the Study of Medievalism: The Medieval in Cyberspace

October 30 - CSAMP Proseminar with Anthony Antunes

November 2 - SSHRC Partnership Grants: Proposal Development Workshop 

November 9-11 - Cologne-Toronto Colloquium 

November 9 - Islamicate Digital Humanities Network Conference

November 13 - CSAMP Proseminar with James Allen: Aristotle, Dialectic and Philosophy

November 14 - Research Ethics in the Social Sciences, Humanities and Education Workshop

November 15 - Backpack to Briefcase Industry Night: Careers in Humanities & Social Science

November 16 - Information Session: Ontario Graduate Scholarships

November 20 - CSAMP Proseminar with Pasquale Porro

November 23 - History of Art Research Seminar Series: Linda Safran & Eddie Chambers

November 27 - Proseminar with Tommaso De RobertisJohn Philoponus in the Italian Renaissance

November 29Medieval World Drama Working Group Meeting

November 30-December 1 - The Many Lives of Medieval Manuscripts Symposium

December 4 - CSAMP Proseminar with Boris Hennig: Aristotle on Ownership

December 7 - SSHRC Insight Development Grant: Strategies for Success

February 2-3 - 9th Annual Marco Manuscript Workshop: The Whole Book

SGS Awards page

EDIA Funding

University of Toronto Advanced Planning for Students (UTAPS) Program

2024 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

The Lisa Jardine Grant Scheme, Royal Society - deadline September 28

ACLS Fellowship Program for outstanding scholarship in the humanities - deadline September 28

Cullman Center Fellowship for outstanding scholars and writers - deadline September 29

Claudio Leonardi Fellowship of the Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation for Medieval Latin Studies - deadline September 30

Medieval Academy of America Fellows Research Awards - deadline October 1

Hart House Good Ideas Fund - deadline October 1

Index of Medieval Art conference: Whose East? Defining, Challenging, and Exploring Eastern Christian Art Student Travel Grant, deadline October 1

Franklin Research Grant Program for research leading to publication - deadline October 2

Getty Scholars Program - deadline October 2

New Frontiers in Research Fund: Exploration - deadline October 4

Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prizes - deadline October 5

Andrew Carnegie Fellowships - deadline October 6

Dan David Prize for historical disciplines - deadline October 11

Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities grants - deadline October 13

Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) scholarships - deadline October 15

IMC Bursary Fund - deadline October 15

Anti-Ableist Research Fund - deadline October 15

Medieval Academy of America Publication Prizes - deadline October 15

Medieval Academy of America Schallek Fellowship - deadline October 15

MAA/CARA Conference Grant for Regional Associations and Programs - deadline October 15

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library's Heckman StipendSwenson Family Fellowship in Eastern Christian Manuscript Studies, and Nicky B. Carpenter Fellowship in Manuscript Studies - deadline October 15

International Student Experience Fund (ISEF) - Seed grant, rolling; Impact grants, deadline October 16

Society for Classical Studies Outreach Prize - deadline October 17

Award for Scholarly Achievement in the Area of Gender-Based Violence - deadline October 20

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program 2024 - deadline October 30

The Association for Manuscripts and Archives in Research Collections (AMARC) Grants - deadline November 1

Medieval Academy of America (MAA) Travel Grants - deadline November 1

2024 University of Toronto President’s Impact Awards - deadline November 3

SSHRC Partnership Development Grants - deadline November 15

MAA Robert L. Kindrick-CARA Service Award - deadline November 15

MAA CARA Award for Excellence in Teaching - deadline November 15

Mitacs Globalink Research Award - deadline November 17

Adel Sedra Distinguished Graduate Award – deadline November 24

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Doctoral Networks - deadline November 28

Arts & Science Postdoctoral Fellowship Program - deadline December 1

Connaught New Researcher - deadline December 1

Franklin Research Grants - deadline October 2 or December 1

John H. Moss Student Scholarship – deadline December 1

Joan E. Foley Quality of Student Experience Award – nomination deadline December 15

Newberry Short-Term Fellowships - deadline December 15

Royal Society of Canada Fellows and Members - nomination deadline December 15

New Medieval Literatures Scholars of Colour Essay Prize - deadline January 6

Ludwik and Estelle Jus Memorial Human Rights Prize – nomination deadline January 5

Tanya Baker-Asad Scholarship for Palestinian Women Pursuing PhDs - deadline January 8

Vivek Goel Faculty Citizenship Award – nomination deadline January 30

Northrop Frye Faculty Award – nomination deadline January 30

American Academy of Religion (AAR) International Dissertation Research Grants - deadline January 31

Graduate Grants & Scholarships from The Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal

RHS Research Funding

IHR Early Career Research Fellowships

New York Medieval Society Awards

Istanbul Research Institute grants

Fulbright Scholarships

The Bibliographical Society of America Fellowships

International Jesuit Scholars Program, College of the Holy Cross (ongoing)

Lecturer: English, SUNY

Assistant Professor in Renaissance/Early Modern Literature, Louisiana State University

Chargée d'études et de recherches appliquées à la conservation préventive, spécialité analyse et traitement des biens culturels, Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) - date limite 27 septembre

ACLS Fellowships for Humanities and Social Sciences - deadline September 28

The Berlin Prize - deadline September 29

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in History, Magdalene College, Cambridge - deadline September 29

Newnham College Cambridge Research Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences for Women - deadline September 29

Emmanuel College Research Fellowships - deadline September 29

Marketing Specialist, Medieval Institute Publications at Western Michigan University - deadline September 29

Assistant Professor of Medieval and Early Modern European History - deadline September 30

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Italian Renaissance Studies, University of Cambridge - deadline September 30

PDF iconThe Claudio Leonardi Fellowship of the Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation for Medieval Latin Studies - deadline September 30

Assistant Professor: History of Gender and/or Sexuality, University of Tennessee - application reviews begin October 1

Associate/Full Professor, Latin Literature and Roman Studies - deadline October 1

National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship at ACOR - deadline October 1

postmedieval Co-Editors-in-Chief - deadline October 1

Vocation Animator- Congregation of Notre Dame in Canada - deadline October 1

The Society of Fellows in the Humanities at Columbia University - deadline October 2

Gonville & Caius, University of Cambridge Research Fellowships in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences - deadline October 2

Postdoctoral Research Associate: Hidden in Plain Sight: Historical and Scientific Analysis of Premodern Sacred Books, Queen Mary University of London - deadline October 3

Assistant Professor: Catholicism and Dialogue, Assumption University - deadline October 3

Post-doctoral Research Fellow University College Dublin - School of Irish, Celtic Studies and Folklore - deadline October 3

Assistant Professor of Classics, University of Washington - deadline October 6

Assistant Professor - Medieval Latin Studies and Culture 1100-1300, CMS - deadline October 6

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library Research Fellowships for Graduate Students - deadline October 9

Research Fellow: Italian Renaissance Objects and Spaces of Encounter, University of St. Andrews - deadline October 9

Associate / Full Professor of Medieval Studies, Yale - deadline October 10

Professeur/e assistant/e en PTC tenure track en Histoire médiévale, Université de Lausanne - délai de postulation 10 octobre

Early Medieval History, Archaeology and Anthropology, Music, Politics, Chemistry, Engineering, and Biology Career Development Research Fellows, St John’s College - deadline October 12

Harper and Schmidt Fellows, University of Chicago - deadline October 13

Postdoctoral Researcher in Acehnese Manuscripts, SOAS University of London - deadline October 13

Assistant Professor in Comparative Literature, Stanford - deadline October 15

A. W. Mellon Art Postdoctoral Fellowship and Senior Art Fellowship Program, National Gallery of Art - deadline October 15

Society and the Institute of Historical Research / Past & Present Society Postdoctoral Fellowships - deadline October 15

Doctoral Research Associate in Byzantium and the Euro-Mediterranean Cultures of War. Exchange, Differentiation and Reception, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz - deadline October 15

Open Rank Professor: Byzantine history, Princeton University application reviews begin October 15

Assistant Professor in History of Science, Washington University in St. Louis - application reviews begin October 15

IEG Fellowships in European history and the history of religion or other historical disciplines (including Digital History) - deadline October 15

Academic Assistant, Department of Medieval and Early Modern Latin, Friedrich-Alexander University - deadline October 15

Summer Fellowship in Hellenic Studies, CHS Fellowships in Hellenic Studies, and Early Career Fellowships in Hellenic Studies in Greece and Cyprus, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard - deadline October 15

Career Development Research Fellows, St. John's College - deadline October 16

I Tatti Residential Fellowship in the Italian Renaissance - deadline October 16

Lecturer in Environmental History, Lancaster University - deadline October 16

Barbara and Dietrich Schultz College Lectureship in Early Modern or Modern History, University of Cambridge - deadline October 16

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Classical and Early Mediterranean Studies, Brandeis University - deadline October 16

European University Institute Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies - deadline October 18

Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellow, Princeton University - deadline October 19

Research Associate in Early Medieval Archaeology, Cardiff University - deadline October 19

Classics / Education / History / Theology + Junior Research Fellowships, Christ’s College - deadline October 19

Lecturer in Medieval Literature,  Newcastle University - deadline October 20

Training Fellow in History and the Humanities, University of London - deadline October 20

Institute for Research in the Humanities Robert M. Kingdon Fellowship and Solmsen Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison - deadline October 26

Crown Center for Middle East Studies Junior Research Fellowship, Brandeis University - deadline October 27

Assistant Professor of Classics - Medieval Latin and Digital Manuscript Studies, University of Tennessee - application review begins October 31

Assistant Professor in Italian, Stanford - deadline November 1

Assistant or Associate Professor of Medieval Literature and Language, University of Tennessee - deadline November 1

Newberry Long-Term Fellowships - deadline November 1

Assistant Professor in Ancient Studies / Classics, Scripps College - deadline (prior to) November 1

Lecturer: Europe and the World, 1400-1700, University of Vermont - application reviews begin November 1

Assistant Professor: Jews in the Muslim World, University of California, Irvine - deadline November 1

Getty Graduate Internships - deadline November 1

Assistant Professor Environmental History, UC Berkeley - deadline November 1

Assistant Professorship in Pre-Modern Middle East/North Africa and Islamic World, University of Utah - deadline November 3

Assistant Professor of Global Environmental History, University of Vermont - deadline November 11

Assistant Professor in Ottoman History, Sabancı Üniversitesi - deadline November 15

Assistant Professor of History, History of Public Health and Medicine, Lehigh University - deadline November 27

Assistant Professor: French Medievalist, Princeton University - deadline November 30

JHI-CDHI Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship - deadline November 30

New Media Public Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship - deadline November 30

JHI Visiting Public Humanities Faculty Fellowship - deadline November 30

Postdoctoral Instructor in Medieval History, California Institute of Technology - deadline March 15, 2024

University of Michigan Society of Fellows

Jackman Humanities Fellowships

Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford careers

Course Instructor positions at U of T           

PLS York Plays 2025 at the University of Toronto - deadline September 29

Beowulfs Beyond Beowulf: Transformations of Beowulf in Popular Culture - deadline September 30

Superficies: Surfaces, Skins and Textures - deadline September 30

postmedieval special issue: Technique: Alternate Histories of Expertise and Experiment - deadline October 1

Teaching the Middle Ages and Renaissance to STEM Students: A Digital Symposium - deadline October 1

International Federation for Research in Women’s History Conference - deadline October 1

Early Modern Digital Itineraries workshop participants - deadline October 1

Kunstgeschichtliches Institut, Ruhr-Universität Bochum: Unstable Norms – Mutable Forms. Challenging Normativity in Pre-Modern Visual Culture - deadline October 1

Islamicate Digital Humanities Network 10th Annual Conference - deadline October 8

Eolas: The Journal of the American Society of Irish Medieval Studies - submission deadline - October 13

Florilegium Special Issue on Sexualized and Gendered Violence in the Middle Ages - deadline October 15

Cambridge Colloquium in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic: Travels & Transgressions - deadline October 15

Transnational Queer Temporalities, Kommunikation und Fachinformation für die Geschichtswissenschaften - deadline October 15

49th Sewanee Medieval Colloquium: Rhetorical Persons / Narrative Persons - deadline November 1

MAA CARA Executive Committee - deadline November 1

Colloque international : Les miroirs de la pourpre Les écrits relatifs à l’ethos et aux devoirs des cardinaux (XIe-XXe siècle) - date limite 1 novembre

University of Notre Dame Conference: Aquinas at 800: Ad multos annos - deadline November 1

9th Annual Marco Manuscript Workshop: The Whole Book - deadline November 3

Multicultural Middle Ages Podcast Series - deadline November 17

Economic History Society Researcher Posters - deadline November 22

Speculations: The Centennial Issue of Speculum - deadline December 1

17th International Congress of Medieval Canon Law (ICMCL) - deadline December 15

Teaching v. Research, Volume 5 2024 - deadline January 15, 2024

Hart House Camera Club Annual Exhibition - deadline January 31, 2024

Teaching the Middle Ages and Renaissance to STEM Students, Georgia Tech - deadline February 1, 2024

Essay Competition: Pre & College Level Teachers - deadline February 2024

Cartographica: The International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization

Genocide Studies International

Renaissance Society of America (RSA) Chicago 2024

Manuscript and Text Cultures Journal

The Senses and Material Culture in a Global Perspective


Medieval Ecocriticisms

Religion Compass - Premodern Judaism

Submit news to Medieval World: Culture & Conflict

postmedieval Journal

Digital Medievalist

Durham University IMEMS Press

Transactions of the Royal Historical Society

The iJournal

Past & Present, Oxford University Press

Medieval Institute Publications

Publishing with Durham University IMEMS Press

JHI Working Groups in 2023-24

U of T Family Care Peer Mentorship

Volunteer Opportunities: Scottish History Network

RBMS Bibliographic Standards Committee Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Steering Group

Dante Society of America Graduate Student Group / Service Opportunities

SASA Volunteer Opportunities

SASA Work-in-Progress Forum

Islamicate Manuscripts Reading/Working Group





Academic Toolbox for 2023-2024 for Instructors at U of T

Training for new and returning TAs

Every Child Matters Orange Shirts available at U of T Bookstore

Research Grant Application Support

Multi-Faith Centre worship space and Multi-Faith Centre Student Advisory Committee

NAVI - U of T Virtual Assistant

Subscribe to the Student Life - News & Events Calendar

Gradlife: Co-curricular programs, events, resources, and engagement

A&S Digital Teaching & Learning Studio

2023 U of T Entrepreneurship EDI Survey