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


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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

Faculty of Arts and Science Events Page

English Language Learning Courses

Student Life Grad Student Workshops

Centre for International Experience Events Calendar

GradLife Calendar

May 22-23 - 2024 Teaching and Learning Symposium

May 23 - CRIS Budget Development for Research Proposals

May 27-28 - Department of History Annual Graduate Symposium: Kaleidoscope Perspectives: Identity and Change

May 30 - Working with Probate Records Student Masterclass with Euan Roger

May 30 - Suzanne Akbari, The Book as Living Relation: Collaborative Study of Lenape (Delaware) Belongings with Indigenous Communities of Origin

May 31 / June 1 - Poculi Ludique Societas / Jackman: The Infatuated and the Ravishing 

June 5 - Conference on Islamic Philosophy: Ibn ‘Arabi and the Shi’i Tradition: Texts, Ideas, Receptions

SGS Awards page

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Funding & Scholarships

Arts & Science International Research Events Fund

Arts & Science Funding

University of Toronto Advanced Planning for Students (UTAPS) Program

Acceleration Consortium EDI Initiate Grants - deadline May 13

UTP Canadian Journal of Health History’s Georgina Feldberg Award - deadline May 15

Collaborative Research with Institutions in Southeast Asia - NOI May 26

Constance Blackwell Prize - deadline May 31

The Manchester-Melbourne-Toronto (MMT) Research Fund - deadline June 3

Royal Historical Society Postgraduate Research Support Grants - deadline June 7

Royal Historical Society Postgraduate Early Career Research - deadline June 7

Molson Prize - deadline June 12

SSHRC Gold Medal - deadline June 12

SSHRC Connection Award - deadline June 12

SSHRC Insight Award - deadline June 12

SSHRC Partnership Award - deadline June 12

Prix Alma des Jeunes Chercheurs, Études d'histoire Litteraire du Moyen-Âge - deadline June 29

Medieval Academy of American Centennial Projects Fund - deadline June 30

Review of English Studies Essay Prize - deadline June 30

Early Researcher Award - deadline July 9

Martin Lynn Scholarship in African History - deadline September 6

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowships - deadline September 11

Medieval Open Access Resource (OAR) Sweet Sixteen Playoffs  - deadline November 1

American Center of Research Fellowships, Scholarships, and Awards

Graduate Grants & Scholarships from The Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal

RHS Research Funding

New York Medieval Society Awards

Istanbul Research Institute grants

Fulbright Scholarships

The Bibliographical Society of America Fellowships

The Sixteenth Century Society Prizes

Society for French Historical Studies Prizes & Awards

Course Instructor positions at U of T

Jackman Humanities Fellowships

Managing Editor, postmedieval - deadline May 15

NIKI International PhD / Postdoctoral Fellowship, Netherlands Interuniversity Institute for Art History - deadline May 15

Postdoctoral Researcher, Capturing the Present in Northwestern Europe (1348–1648). A Cultural History of Present before the Age of Presentism, University of Neuchâtel - deadline May 15

Assistant Professor in Literature (Romanticism, Shakespeare, Contemporary Asian Lit), National University of Singapore - deadline May 15    

Postdoctoral Researcher on Governing and Building the City (1200-1600), UCLouvain - deadline May 15

Visiting Research Fellowship, The Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies - deadline May 15

Research Assistant, Qalamos, Orientabteilung der Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - deadline May 16

Departmental Lecturer in Early Modern History, University of Oxford - deadline May 22

Postdoctoral Researcher, Global and Local Scholarship on Annotated Manuscripts, University of Galway - deadline May 23

Career Development Fellow in Museums and Heritage, Durham University - deadline May 27

Institute of Historical Research Doctoral Fellowships in History - deadline May 31

Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of Medicine, University of Zurich - deadline May 31

Associate / Full Professor of Early Modern Drama, Yale University - deadline September 18

University of Michigan Society of Fellows

Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford Careers and Fellowships

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

Center for Ancient Studies, NYU Emerging Scholars Video Series

Workshop: Medieval Afterlives (The Newberry, September 20) - deadline May 15

Transitional Justice in the Early Modern World (University of Groningen, April 3-5) - deadline May 15

Sexualitäten im Mittelalter – Normen und Devianz, Phantasien und Praktiken (special issue of Das Mittelalter) - deadline May 15

le sexe dans les textes médiévaux, étude poétique et réception (XIe-XXIe s.) (Rennes 2-Cellam University) - deadline May 15

Médiévalismes engagés / Engaged Medievalisms (University of Lausanne, June 24-27) - deadline May 15

Southeast European Silversmithing: Artisans, Donors, and the Concept of Piety During the Early Modern Period (Institute of Art Studies at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, October 17-18) - deadline May 15

JHI Working Groups - deadline May 16

Revisiting the Middle Ages: Sumptuary objects and collecting (XVII Complutense International Conference on Medieval Art, Complutense University of Madrid, October 17-18) - deadline May 20

Doctoral Research Assistant, Byzantium and the Euro-Mediterranean Cultures of War. Exchange, Differentiation and Reception, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz - deadline May 22

Movements, connections, and influences (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, November 22-23 ) - deadline May 24

Florilegium special issue, EDIA in the Middle Ages and Medieval Studies - deadline May 30

Narratio in Medicine and The Law. Interpretative and Scientific Knowledge in Medical and Medico-Legal Case Histories from Antiquity to the Renaissance  (Domus Comeliana, Pisa, October 24-25) - deadline May 30

Gesta Editorship - deadline May 31

Pax Normanna Programme (Symposium at Centro Europeo di Studi Normanni, October 18-19) - deadline June 1

The participation of small and medium-sized managers in the tax business in the Hispanic kingdoms at the end of the Middle Ages, CEMYR Notebooks 33 (2025) - deadline June 1

The Medieval Academy at 100 (2025 Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America, Harvard University, March 20-22, 2025) - deadline June 3

Euro-Mediterranean Entanglements in Medieval History (German Historical Institutes of Paris and Rome, online, 2024-2025 Academic Year) - deadline June 3

Cultural Crossroads. Artistic Encounters between the Low Countries and Spain, 15th-17th Centuries II- Woven Pictures (Madrid, November 8) - deadline June 7

Making for an uncertain future: material ecocritical approaches around the year 1000 (special issue, Medieval Ecocriticisms) - deadline June 10

Medioevo. Rivista di storia della filosofia medievale (750th anniversary of the death of Thomas Aquinas, Padua, March 7) - deadline June 10

Books and Transgressions (New England Medieval Consortium, Boston College, November 9) - deadline June 15

TranscriboQuest 2024 (École normale supérieure de Lyon, September 11-13) - deadline June 15

Defend sacred spaces: Fortified churches and monasteries in the medieval Mediterranean (9th-14th centuries) (online, October 3-5) - deadline June 16

Todas las fronteras son porosas: continuidad filosófica entre el Medioevo y la Modernidad (Thémata Revista de Filosofía) - deadline June 20

Myths, Legends, and Fairy Tales (Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group Conference, October 26) - deadline June 23

Integrating the Image: Visual Culture, Material Culture, and Early Modern British History (Newcastle University, January 8-9, 2025) - deadline June 30

Glimpses of the Invisible: Visualising the Principles of Nature Before the Rise of Modernity (Cordoba / Messina / online, November 28-29) - deadline June 30

Workshop: New approaches to the cultural history of writing in the Early Middle Ages: societies, networks, and ideas (Universidad de Salamanca, November 22) - deadline July 1

Mobilités, voyages et voyageurs à l’époque romane (fin du Xe – début du XIIIe siècle) (32e colloque international d’Issoire sur l’art roman et l’époque romane, October 18-20) - deadline July 2

Editor: Speculum - deadline July 15

Prospettive Di Genere: Rappresentazioni, testi e linguaggi delle donne dal Medioevo alla Contemporaneità (Sapienza Università Di Roma, January 22-24) - deadline July 15

Reassessing Canon Formation in Medieval Literature (University Pompeu Fabra Barcelona, February 20-22, 2025) - deadline July 15

La philosophie de Marguerite Porete (Philosophiques) - deadline August 31

Louvain Dictionary of Church History - deadline September 1

Chantiers médiévaux (56e Congrès de la SHMESP, l’Université Champollion Albi, May 22-25) - deadline September 1

Cultivating and Contesting the Spiritual Meaning of Male Hair (Viator 56, no. 2) - deadline September 1

Les Métiers de la recherche en SHS - Qui suis-Je? (October 14-18) - deadline September 15

Reading visual devices in early books (University of Turku, May 22-24) - deadline October 15

MAA CARA Executive Committee Nominations - deadline November 1

Identités et marges brivadoises de l’Antiquité au XXIe siècle (Colloque Brioude, Haute-Loire, June 26-27, 2025) - deadline January 15

Chaos and Order In Medieval Philosophy (29th SIEPM Annual International Colloquium, Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina, September 3-5) - deadline February 15

The Interpretation of Fictional Characters in Literary Texts: History of Literary Criticism, Philosophy and Formal Ontologies (Humanities special issue) - deadline February 28

Government and Institutions in the Regnum Francorum c. 450-1050, Studies in Administration and Practice (University of New Hampshire, Durham, Fall 2026)

Cartographica: The International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization

Genocide Studies International

Renaissance Society of America (RSA) Chicago 2024

Manuscript and Text Cultures 

The Senses and Material Culture in a Global Perspective


Texts and Studies of the Middle Ages

Medieval Ecocriticisms

Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Itinerario: Journal of Imperial and Global Interactions

Religion Compass - Premodern Judaism

Submit news to Medieval World: Culture & Conflict


Digital Medievalist

Durham University IMEMS Press

Transactions of the Royal Historical Society

Animal History

The iJournal

Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures

Past & Present, Oxford University Press

Cervantes: Journal of the Cervantes Society of America

Medieval Institute Publications

Publishing with Durham University IMEMS Press

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

Race & Gender in the Global Middle Ages Working Group

Islamicate Manuscripts Reading/Working Group





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

Training for new and returning TAs

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

Centre for International Experience

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

A&S Digital Teaching & Learning Studio

JHI Podcast Studio bookings

New U of T Report Phishing button

U of T Safety Abroad