CMS Weekly Digest

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


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Letters A-Q now available for free on the Épinal-Erfurt Glossary Project’s website!

Professor Shami Ghosh awarded JHI Faculty Research Fellowship!

Professor Alexandra Bolintineanu awarded the 2023 CARA Teaching Prize!

Professors Elisa Brilli and Etienne Anheim receive funding from the CNRS/U of T Joint Call for PhD Mobility Funding Programme!

Belated congratulations to Samuel Cardwell on passing their Final Oral Exam!

Old French Reading Group, Thursdays 4:30-6:30 pm - contact Dorothea Kullmann



March 24 - CMS Convivium with Cameron LairdThe Hidden Tradition of Old English Riddles

March 24, 25Archibishop Wulfstan and his Anglo-Saxon World Two-day historical conference with special student bursary

March 29 - CDHI Visiting Speaker Series: Allie Martin on Black Sonic Life

March 29PIMS LMS Interdisciplinary Research SeminarGabriele Passabi Reassessing the Writing of Universal History in Twelfth-Century England: Geoffrey of Ufford’s Scutum Bedae in London, British Library, Stowe 5

March 30 - SSHRC Partnership Programs: Models and Strategies for Success

March 30: Italian Research Seminar: Fortune, Limits and New Directions of Dante's New Lives with Elisa Brilli

March 31 - Learning Together series: Applying Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Concepts in Research Ethics Review

April 4 - The Etienne Gilson Lecture - Bernard McGinn: God and the One, A Critical Tribute to Etienne Gilson

April 5Trans*Middle Ages Poster Fair

April 12 - Brian A. Catlos - The Lynching of Joseph Eight-Eggs: Mudéjar Vulnerability in Fourteenth Century Aragon

April 12, 13 - International Conference: Emotions and Communities in Dante

April 12-21 - Istituto Italiano di Cultura exhibition: How Does it Feel? Dante's Emotions Today

Save the Date! April 13 - University of St. Michael's College Dante Annual Lecture

April 13 - STAR Workshop - DiscoverResearch

April 13-19 - Settantesima Settimana di studioIl tempo nell’alto medioevo

April 14 - CMS Convivium - Alumni Lecture with Gur ZakHumanist Compassions: A Literary History of An Emotion

April 14, 15PDF iconVery Gluttonous Very Raunchy Very Late Medieval: A Staged Reading of Six New Play Translations from Middle French and Fifteenth-Century Spanish

April 21 - CMS Convivium - Annual O’Donnell Lecture with Scott BruceOrigen Issues: The Reception of a Renegade Greek Theologian in Early Medieval Europe

July 16-23 - Cwrs Cymraeg Summer 2023 Cymdeithas Madog



Position: Project Archivist: Medieval Charters, Weston Library, University of Oxford - deadline March 24

Call for Papers: Skin and Bone, Wood and Stone: Medieval Animals Heritage Conference - deadline March 25

Emerging Projects Fund in Critical Digital Humanities - deadline March 27

Faculty Invitation for Feedback: Proposed Amendments to Arts & Science Council’s Constitution and By-Laws - deadline March 29

Departmental Lecturer in Islamic Studies, University of Oxford - Asian and Middle Eastern Studies - deadline March 30

Call for Nominations: Advisory Committee for the Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science - deadline March 30

Association for Jewish Studies Scholars of Colour Fellowship - deadline March 31

Grant Opportunity for PhD Candidates and Emerging Scholars: The Servane de Layre-Mathéus Grant Fund of the American Friends of Chartres - deadline March 31

New Chaucer Society Early Career Fellowships - deadline March 31

Save Ancient Studies Virtual Conference: Opening the Ancient World - deadline March 31

Call for Papers: CEMERS Conference - Pliny the Elder and Traditions of Natural Histories - deadline March 31

Call for Papers: XI International Medieval Meeting Lleida 2023 - deadline March 31

Recruiting for Editor, Editorial Board Members, and Reviewers, Journal of Medieval History - deadline March 31

Summer School in Digital Palaeography - deadline: March 31

Call for Instructors: Summer Abroad Program 2024 - deadline March 31 

PhD Studentship: Medieval Literature, King’s College London - deadline March 31

Grant Opportunities: The Association for Manuscripts and Archives in Research Collections - deadline April 1

MAA/CARA Summer Tuition Scholarships - deadline April 1

Call for Papers: Visualizing Drugs & Dyes. Art and Pharmacology in (Early) Medieval Worlds (600 – 1400) - deadline April 2

Call for Proposals: Global Classrooms - deadline April 2

Call for Submissions: 49th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference - deadline April 3

Call for Proposals: Graduate Education Innovation Fund - deadline April 3

Call for Nominations: Community-Based Research Excellence Awards - deadline April 3

Call for Creative Contributions: How Does it Feel? Dante's Emotions Today - deadline April 4

CMS TA positions deadline April 5

Position: Medieval English Lecturer- Old and Middle English Language and Literature, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf - deadline April 5

U of T Department of English Summer 2023 TAships - deadline April 6

Equity Through Education Scholarship - deadline April 9

Join the Royal Historical Society - next deadline April 10

SELECT Languages for Research Purposes - contact Jenny Purtle before April 10

Call for Papers: PDF iconSociety for Confraternity Studies - deadline April 10

Call for Submission: MEMSA Graduate Student Conference - Frontiers, Borders, & Borderlands in the Early Global World - deadline April 10

Position: Lecturer/Assist Professor of Global History, University College Dublin School of History - deadline April 11

Position: Lecturer in Digital Humanities, University of Southampton - deadline April 13

Research Position (unpaid): Visiting Scholars Program, Committee on Medieval Studies, Harvard University - deadline April 14

Call for Papers: How to take patients’ histories: Doing medical history from below in practice - deadline April 14

Wallace Johnson Program for First Book Authors - deadline April 15

Two-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship: Haifa Center for Mediterranean History - deadline April 15

July 17-28 - Summer School in Hamburg: An Interdisciplinary History of Writing - application deadline April 15

Position: Teaching Fellow in Early Modern History, University of Warwick - deadline April 16

Stipendiary Lecturership in History, Christ Church, Oxford University - deadline April 17

Astra Foundation Research Fellow in Textual Scholarship - deadline April 17

Call for Papers: Cambridge Medieval History Graduate Workshop and Blog - deadline April 17

Position: Lecturer in Late Medieval History (c.1300-c.1500), University of York - deadline April 18

Position: Lecturers in Early Modern History (c.1500-c.1800), University of York - deadline April 18

PhD Opportunity: From Antiquity to Community: Rethinking Classical Heritage through Citizen Humanities (AntCom) - deadline April 24

Appel à chercheurs associés: Bibliothèque nationale de France - date limite 25 avril

Position: Teaching Associate in Islamic Studies, University of Nottingham - deadline April 28

Call for Papers: VIII International Conference on the Middle Ages - deadline April 30

Call for Papers: En Femenino: Art and Women in the Middle Ages - deadline April 30

Call for Papers: European Congress of Medieval Studies - The Medieval Book Through the Lens of the Librarian - deadline April 30

Cwrs Cymraeg Scholarship - deadline April 30

Call for Applications: Three-year PhD student position for Latinist, Arabist, or historian of medieval or early modern science, Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus - deadline April 30

Old Frisian Summer School - early bird deadline May 1

Visiting Fellowship: The Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations at the University of Southampton - deadline May 3

Call for Papers: Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference - deadline May 5

Call for Papers: Forty-second Harvard Celtic Colloquium - deadline May 17

Women’s History Scotland Bursary - application deadline May 31

Call for Submissions: The frontiers of art history and visual studies: Thoughts on their object of study - deadline June 30

Call for Papers: Leeds International Medieval Congress - applications open June 2023 

Call for Articles: Fenestella 4/2023 Issue - deadline June 30

Medieval Academy of America Fellows Research Awards - deadline October 1

Call for Proposals – Speculations: The Centennial Issue of Speculum - deadline December 1

Call for Submissions: Medieval Ecocriticisms

SASA Volunteer Opportunities

RHS Research Funding

IHR Early Career Research Fellowships

Position: Assistant Professor of Literature Ave Maria University

Call for Articles: Religion Compass Premodern Judaism

Submit news to Medieval World: Culture & Conflict

Ongoing Call for Submissions: postmedieval Journal



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