MEDIUM ÆVUM exists to support and promote research into the cultures and intellectual life of the medieval world, principally through its
Events Calendar
Events sponsored by the Society and organized by its members, & the Society's own events and deadlines
2020
Sep (TBA)

POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER: Translation:

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The 2020 Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference

Tue, 8 Sep

Dark Archives 20/20: A Conference on the Medieval Unread & Unreadable

, Online (Zoom / darkarchiv.es)
Tue, 1 Dec

Medium Ævum Essay Prize

2021
Jan (TBA) POSTPONED to JAN 2021,

Polyphonic Communities: Ways of Belonging in the Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World

, Cohen Quad, Exeter College, Oxford, OX1 2HE
Thu, 1 Jul

NEW DATES:

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Pfaff at 50: New Devotions and Religious Change in Late Medieval England. Celebrating 50 years of Richard Pfaff's New Liturgical Feasts

, University of Nottingham
Posted: November 29, 2030
News
From the Society and its Members
Posted: November 28, 2030
MÆ On Twitter (@medium_aevum)

Friday 10 July, 2020

3:12pm    RT @TimfromSing: A lovely man. Funny too. Once, standing with friends at the college bar, he dropped a small coin and it rolled under my…
3:12pm    RT @RG1253: Peter Linehan's scholarship was immense, and he was also very generous (he kindly read book chapters for me when I was a postdo…
1:43pm    RT @DarkArchives: We are delighted to announce our Keynote Speakers for #DarkArchives 20/20 (Tuesday 8th- Thursday 10th September, via Zoom…

Thursday 09 July, 2020

4:32pm    RT @HLaehnemann: Tonight session 3 #BloggingMss #imc2020 w/ the Alisons! - still time to register! https://t.co/kgAwMgf4mO https://t.co/y1N
10:56am    RT @AinonenT: Haven't heard the horn yet? There's still time! 3rd & last of #BloggingMSS lightning sessions tonight - free but must regi…
Posted: February 23, 2021
Dark Archives 20/20: CFP and Polonsky Blogging Prize
Online, 8th-10th September

We are delighted to announce that the newly created Polonsky German #BloggingMSS Prize for this year is to be awarded at #Darkarchives 20/20, alongside a conference session on the roles of blogging and related activities in expanding exploration of the world of medieval manuscripts. For more details, visit https://torch.web.ox.ac.uk/article/blogging-with-manuscripts-imc-fringe-sessions-69-july-2020  - also look for #BloggingMSS on Twitter.

Posted: July 3, 2020
Out Now: Medium Ævum Vol. 89, No. 1 (2020)

The latest issue (MÆ 89.1) includes the following articles:

Anne Mouron

The heart of a princess: De doctrina cordis and two texts for Margaret of York

Ashley Powers

Pejorative pedagogy: structuring social hierarchies through profane language in the Manière de langage of 1396

Brian McMahon

Remembrance of things to come: memory and prophecy in Old Norse literature

David Gura

New Manuscript Evidence for Adenet le Roi’s Berte as grans piés

John C. Ford

Land tenure In The Tale of Gamelyn

Julie Singer

Christine de Pizan’s ‘doulce nourriture’

Stephen Parkinson

The Blessed Virgin cheats at dice: Cantiga 214 and the Alfonsine Miracle Kitchen

Posted: June 8, 2020
CANCELLED: Barry Windeatt: The Raising of Lazarus in Medieval English Culture
Due to COVID-19, we are sorry to announce that the 2020 MÆ Lecture & General Meeting will not go ahead as scheduled.
Posted: February 7, 2020
Pfaff at 50: 2-day MAE Joint Conference
Posted: February 1, 2020
Translation: The 2020 Oxford Medieval Grad. Conf.
Call For Papers Now Open
Posted: January 20, 2020
Out Now: Medium Ævum Monographs, NS 36
Leslie Brook (ed.), Jeun de Meun's Translation of the Letters of Abelard and Heloise
Posted: January 7, 2020
2nd Edn Out Now: Medium Ævum Monographs, NS 23
David Macnab (ed.), A Sporting Lexicon of the Fifteenth Century
Posted: January 7, 2020
On Sat. 27th April, David d'Avray delivers the 2019 Lecture - How to explain the Medieval Papacy
Arts Bldg, Birmingham Uni, at 4.45pm. Free & Open to All. Followed by Drinks.

Posted: April 16, 2019
*Registration Open*
Posted: September 14, 2018
Dame Jinty Nelson, 'Writing the Life of Charlemagne' - The 2018 MÆ Annual Lecture
Dame Jinty Nelson, 'Writing the Life of Charlemagne' - 2018 MÆ Annual Lecture
Posted: July 4, 2018
Posted: March 29, 2018
AHRC CHASE Collaborative Doctoral Award
BEAUTIFUL FRAGMENTS: GLASS, CERAMICS, LEATHER, AND METALWORK IN MEDIEVAL LONDON
Posted: March 29, 2018
LASS 2018
Posted: January 31, 2018
Posted: November 16, 2017
Animals
Posted: November 15, 2017

Conference Programme now published for Ovid Across Europe

Posted: August 31, 2017
Posted: August 1, 2017
Posted: May 5, 2017
Prof. David d'Avray's Plenary Lecture at Time, the 2017 Oxford Medieval Grad. Conf.
Posted: April 27, 2017
Posted: March 22, 2017
Prof. Helen Cooper: Plenary Address to Wonder, The 2016 Oxford Medieval Grad. Conf.
Posted: April 29, 2016
Prof. Paul Binski's Plenary Address to Colour, the 2015 Oxford Medieval Grad. Conf.
Posted: April 23, 2015
MÆ On Twitter (@medium_aevum)

Monday 06 July, 2020

2:28pm    RT @wyrdwritere: #BestPrizeEver? The chance to MEET A MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT! All you have to do is *propose a blog post around digitized #
2:27pm    RT @UkNatArchives: It’s official! We’re really pleased to announce that we’ll be opening our reading room from 21 July - numbers will be st…
2:24pm    RT @DarkArchives: We are delighted to announce that the 2020 Polonsky #BloggingMSS Prize will be awarded at #darkarchives 20/20, alongside…

Monday 08 June, 2020

4:40pm    RT @DE_Sawyer: Remember also, when travel becomes possible, the research bursaries available from @Medium_Aevum: https://t.co/Xzu5pYxILL A…
4:39pm    RT @anjdunning: PSA: @HMRCgovuk allow you to deduct membership fees to learned societies, including @Medium_Aevum @BibSoc @OxBibSoc @London
4:38pm    #MÆ 89.1: Along with dozens of reviews and notices of the latest medieval scholarship. All details at https://t.co/HDOF1VaDZd
4:38pm    #MÆ 89.1: Stephen Parkinson, The Blessed Virgin cheats at dice: Cantiga 214 and the Alfonsine Miracle Kitchen Brian McMahon, Remembrance of things to come: memory and prophecy in Old Norse literature
4:37pm    #MÆ 89.1: Ashley Powers, Pejorative pedagogy: structuring social hierarchies through profane language in the Manière de langage of 1396 Julie Singer, Christine de Pizan’s ‘doulce nourriture’
4:37pm    #MÆ 89.1: Anne Mouron, The heart of a princess: De doctrina cordis and two texts for Margaret of York John C. Ford, Land tenure In The Tale of Gamelyn David Gura, New Manuscript Evidence for Adenet le Roi’s Berte as grans piés
Posted: November 10, 1971