Scottish Society for Northern Studies Autumn/Winter Seminar Series

The SSNS Seminar Series continues on 26 January with a talk by Dr Oisín Plumb (University of the Highlands and Islands), titled ‘Where Were the Orcades? Early Medieval Engagement with the Islands at the End of the Earth’. This is a free, ticketed event; please register below. Abstract: References to the Orcades within early medieval… Continue reading Scottish Society for Northern Studies Autumn/Winter Seminar Series


Prosimetrum Workshop in Cambridge, 5-6 January 2023

A workshop 'Why Prosimetrum? Aesthetic and Narrative Effects in the Íslendingasögur' will be held at the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic in Cambridge on Thursday and Friday, the 5th and 6th of January, 2023. Papers will be presented by Alison Finlay, Stefanie Gropper, Annette Lassen, Guðrún Nordal, Judy Quinn, Tarrin Wills, Alexander Wilson and… Continue reading Prosimetrum Workshop in Cambridge, 5-6 January 2023

ICS Shohet Scholars Grant Program 2023

Estelle Shohet Brettman founded the International Catacomb Society (ICS) in 1980. Her approach was ecumenical, and her intent was to promote the preservation, restoration, and documentation of the catacombs in Rome and elsewhere that contain paintings, epigraphy, and artifacts depicting the cultures and customs of early religions under the Roman Empire. The Shohet Scholars Program,… Continue reading ICS Shohet Scholars Grant Program 2023

Grants & Fellowships: University of Notre Dame 2023

The Institute offers several competitively awarded grants and fellowships: An annual Mellon Fellowship in medieval studies that allows a junior faculty member to spend a year at Notre Dame working on his or her own research An annual Byzantine Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship A two-year Public Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship Stipends to consult the Institute’s Ambrosiana microfilm or photographic collection An internal prize,… Continue reading Grants & Fellowships: University of Notre Dame 2023

CFP: The Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North

We hereby invite submissions to the 12th annual Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North, which will be held as a hybrid online and on-site event at the University of Iceland, April 13th-15th, 2023. The world is a changed place post-pandemic. Conferences nowembrace the hybrid format, and open-access research is gaining momentum.This student conference continues… Continue reading CFP: The Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North

Marjorie Chibnall Prize 2023

The Marjorie Chibnall Essay Prize Submissions are now being sought for the 2023 Marjorie Chibnall Essay Prize, offered in memory of the former director of the Battle Conference on Anglo-Norman Studies and co-founder of the Allen Brown Memorial Trust. It is awarded for an unpublished scholarly paper based upon original research and relating to the… Continue reading Marjorie Chibnall Prize 2023

Assistant Professor of Art History, Clark University

Job Description:Art Historian in Art/ Archaeology of the Ancient or Medieval Mediterranean World, including North Africa. Assistant Professor, tenure track. Requirements: Ph.D. in Art History or Archaeology, teaching experience, and active research record. Teaching requirements are 4 undergraduate courses per year (2/2), including introductory courses and upper-level seminars in the area of expertise, as well… Continue reading Assistant Professor of Art History, Clark University

Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Virginia

The Department of English at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for a faculty appointment in medieval literature at the Assistant Professor level. The anticipated appointment start date is August 25, 2023. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. We are seeking to appoint an early-career scholar working on the… Continue reading Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Virginia

Associate Professor/Professor – Old English Language and Literature, University of Toronto

Closing Date: 11/17/2022, 11:59PM ETReq ID: 26087Job Category: Faculty - Tenure Stream (continuing)Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & ScienceDepartment: Centre for Medieval Studies & the Department of EnglishCampus:St. George (Downtown Toronto) Description: The Centre for Medieval Studies and the Department of English in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invite applications… Continue reading Associate Professor/Professor – Old English Language and Literature, University of Toronto

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Oslo.

A Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1352) in Medieval Studies is available at the Department of Conservation, Archaeology, and History, University of Oslo. The position is funded by the Faculty of Humanities and connected to the ERC Advanced Grant project 101018645 MINiTEXTS “Minuscule Texts: Marginalized Voices in Early Medieval Latin Culture (c. 700–c.1000),” funded by the… Continue reading Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Oslo.

ACU: Research Fellow, Medievalism

Campus Location: Melbourne, Australia Job No: APTAV119903#002 Conduct high-level research for the Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS) Program Full time, fixed-term role for 5 years based at Melbourne campus About the role: As Research Fellow you will produce high-quality research to contribute to and strengthen the University's research profile, and more specifically the research… Continue reading ACU: Research Fellow, Medievalism

[transpacificlateantiquity] Upcoming Lightning talk conference, 12 November

Kia ora PPLA colleaguesPlease find below the finalised schedule and zoom details for the PPLA lightning conference. We look forward to seeing many of you on zoom soon!PPLA Lightning Conference Schedule**All times and days given in Pacific Standard Time**Zoom Link for both days: Meeting ID: 969 6179 9576Saturday 12 November14.50-1500      Welcome to the… Continue reading [transpacificlateantiquity] Upcoming Lightning talk conference, 12 November

Histories of Metallurgy and Metal Material Culture, ANU, Friday 18 November

In person and online This symposium hosted by the ANU Centre for Art History and Art Theory aims to generate cross-disciplinary dialogue about how we interpret metal in ancient and historical societies. Researchers in history, art history, archaeology, archaeometry, curatorship and creative practice will present papers which adopt diverse approaches to investigating the production, fabrication,… Continue reading Histories of Metallurgy and Metal Material Culture, ANU, Friday 18 November

CFP: Challenging the Patriarchy: Reframing Graeco-Roman Women and their Reception

International conference The University of Newcastle, Australia 30 June – 1 July 2023 This two-day conference seeks to examine the role of women within the restrictive cultural expectations and societal norms of ancient Greece and Rome, but also addresses how their receptions renegotiated questions of gender across time, down to the present moment. We welcome… Continue reading CFP: Challenging the Patriarchy: Reframing Graeco-Roman Women and their Reception