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  • 14 Jan 2021 9:14 AM | Marc Cels (Administrator)

    The application for eight arts and humanities PhD studentships with the South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership is 25 January 2021.

    The studentships include several medieval projects.

    For more information, visit the website:

  • 5 Jan 2021 7:15 PM | Siobhain Calkin (Administrator)

    Just a reminder that proposals for presentations at June's virtual "Medieval Mondays" conference are due January 15:

  • 4 Jan 2021 10:51 AM | Siobhain Calkin (Administrator)

    Just a reminder that submissions for the 2021 Boyle Dissertation Prize are due January 15, 2021. See for submission instructions.

  • 15 Dec 2020 4:13 AM | Kathy Cawsey (Administrator)

    Images of Language in Middle English Vernacular Writings by Kathy Cawsey

    Use promo code BB872 before December 31 2020 to receive your discount

  • 2 Dec 2020 3:54 PM | Siobhain Calkin (Administrator)

    N.B. the deadline for completed applications including references is 31 January 2021.

    University of St Andrews, School of English scholarships 2021-2022

    The JB and Margaret Salmond Principal's PGR Scholarship in Medieval and Renaissance Literature

    The School of English is delighted to announce the creation of a new fully-funded scholarship for PhD entrants, the JB and Margaret Salmond Principal's postgraduate research Scholarship in Medieval and Renaissance Literature. This will cover tuition fees and will provide a maintenance stipend at the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) rate (£15,560 in 2021-2022) for up to four years and is open to all applicants, UK, EU or Overseas. This prestigious scholarship is based on academic merit and has an intended starting date of September 2021.

    More details about the application process are available at:  Applications should be made through the scholarships and funding catalogue. Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Margaret Connolly via

  • 24 Nov 2020 5:42 PM | Siobhain Calkin (Administrator)

    The Fall 2020 issue of Scrinium was just e-mailed out. Check out the President's Message, the 2020 Prize winners, submission procedures for 2021 Dissertation and Book Prizes, a call for nominations for officers, and an update on Florilegium. Also, don't miss the Call for Papers for our 2021 Annual Meeting (abstracts due Jan. 15, 2021) and an update on its format!

  • 17 Nov 2020 2:25 PM | Kathy Cawsey (Administrator)

    12 novembre 2020 – Offres d’emploi

    Le Département des littératures de langue française sollicite des candidatures pour un poste de professeur ou de professeure à temps plein au rang d'adjoint en littérature française du XVIe siècle.

    La date limite pour postuler est le 15 décembre 2020 inclusivement.

    Pour plus d'information, veuillez cliquer  ici.

  • 16 Nov 2020 8:27 AM | Siobhain Calkin (Administrator)

    (le français suit)

    The Society has withdrawn from the 2021 Canadian Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences. We will conduct our annual meeting through shorter sessions spread over the four Mondays of June 2021. June 7, 14, 21, and 28 will be ‘Medieval Mondays.’  

    The Society’s Executive Committee decided to withdraw from the 2021 Virtual Congress after consulting with the Advisory Board. We acknowledge the considerable work and ingenuity of the Congress organizers and hosts at the University of Alberta. The organizers pivoted to produce an impressive virtual interface. Nevertheless, we concluded that our Society could host a more flexible and affordable online annual meeting independently.

    Our online meeting will provide an opportunity for medievalists to share their work and learn more about the Middle Ages. Given the circumstances, and the unique opportunities as well as constraints offered by the online format, we are encouraging members to propose papers and formats that go beyond the traditional three-paper panel. A series of shorter (7-10 minute), thematically linked talks or a roundtable discussion would be alternative ways of organizing a session. 

    We will also conduct our Annual General Meeting online, elect our officers, and award our book and dissertation prizes. We are also considering ways to help participants network in a convivial online environment. Please visit the CSM/SCM website for the revised call for papers. Technical details have yet to be worked out. Questions and suggestions can be sent to Marc B. Cels (


    La Société s’est retirée du Congrès des sciences humaines de 2021. Notre réunion annuelle aura lieu au cours de sessions plus courtes réparties sur les quatre lundis de juin 2021. Les 7, 14, 21 et 28 juin seront donc les « lundis médiéval ». 

    Le Comité exécutif de la Société a décidé de se retirer du Congrès virtuel de 2021 après avoir consulté le Conseil consultatif. Nous reconnaissons le travail considérable et l’ingéniosité des organisateurs et des hôtes du Congrès à l’Université de l’Alberta. Les organisateurs ont produit une interface virtuelle impressionnante. Néanmoins, nous avons conclu que notre Société pourrait organiser une réunion annuelle en ligne plus souple et plus abordable de façon indépendante.

    Notre rencontre en ligne sera l’occasion pour les médiévistes de partager leur travail et d’en apprendre davantage sur le Moyen Âge. Compte tenu des circonstances, des possibilités uniques ainsi que des contraintes offertes par le format en ligne, nous encourageons les membres à proposer des conférences et des formats de séances qui vont au-delà du traditionnel panel de trois documents. Une série de discussions plus courtes (7-10 minutes), thématiquement liées ou une table ronde seraient d’autre façons d’organiser une séance. 

    Nous organiserons également notre assemblée générale annuelle en ligne, élirons nos officiers et décernerons nos prix de livre et de thèse. Nous étudierons également des moyens d’aider les participants à se réunir dans un environnement en ligne convivial. Veuillez visiter le site Web du CSM/SCM pour voir l’appel révisé à communication. Les détails techniques n’ont pas encore été précis. Des questions et des suggestions peuvent être envoyées à Marc B. Cels  (
  • 16 Nov 2020 7:31 AM | Kathy Cawsey (Administrator)

    Associate Professor – Later Medieval English Literature (1200-1500)

    The Department of English and the Centre for Medieval Studies in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invite applications for a joint full-time tenure stream position (75% English & 25% Centre for Medieval Studies) in the field of Later Medieval English Literature (1200-1500). The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2021.

    Applicants must have earned a PhD in English, with a clearly demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in both teaching and research. The Department of English and Centre for Medieval Studies offer the opportunity to teach and to pursue research at the highest level. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing strengths in the Department of English and the Centre for Medieval Studies. Candidates will have an established international reputation and will be expected to sustain and lead innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to maintain an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.

    Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in research in Later Medieval English Literature which can be demonstrated by a record of sustained high-impact contributions and publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, distinguished awards and accolades, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, as well as strong endorsements by referees of international standing.

    Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, by a strong statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, excellent teaching evaluations, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing. A teaching dossier which includes these materials must be submitted as part of the application.

    Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    For more information about the Department of English, please visit; for the Centre for Medieval Studies, please visit

    All qualified applicants are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations), a research statement outlining current and future research interests, and a substantial writing sample (e.g. article or book chapter). All candidates are expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment. Evidence of such commitment should be demonstrated through the application materials

    Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once an application is submitted. Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date, November 30, 2020. They should be addressed to Professor Paul Stevens, the Chair of the Search Committee.

    Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining the attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

    If you have questions about this position, please contact Paul Stevens, Chair of the Department of English at

    All application materials, including reference letters, must be submitted online by the closing date of November 30, 2020.

  • 9 Nov 2020 10:01 AM | Marc Cels (Administrator)

    The Canadian Historical Association is please to announce the release of the third edition of its career manual. Employing History (EH): A Guide to Graduate School and Navigating the Job Market is a handbook for graduate students and early career historians. It contains experiential advice and guidance on navigating post-graduate study, sharing academic research and finding work. 

    La Société historique du Canada est heureuse d'annoncer la publication de la troisième édition de Tirer profit de l’histoire : un guide pour les études supérieures et la recherche d’emploi (TPH). Tirer profit de l'histoire (TPH) est un guide destiné aux étudiant.e.s diplômé.e.s et aux en début de carrière. Il contient des conseils pratiques et des renseignements sur comment naviguer les études de troisième cycle, partager la recherche universitaire et trouver du travail.

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