This page is devoted to news about the Institute, its fellows and programs, as well as items of interest to the wider medieval community.
Congratulations to Katie Bugyis, currently Mellon Fellow at PIMS, on being selected as a Radcliffe Institute Fellow for 2018–2019!
Call for Papers: Mediaeval Studies at the University of St Michael's College: Past, Present, and Future
Symposium: 19–20 October 2018
Mediaeval Studies, the multidisciplinary study of the European Middle Ages, is a discipline integral to the University of Toronto. The seeds of the enterprise were planted almost a hundred years ago on the campus of St Michael’s College.
Prizes & Awards
Greti Dinkova-Bruun, Institute Librarian and Fellow, was named the new Canadian representative to the International Medieval Latin Committee at “Medialatinitas 2017,” its 8th meeting held in Vienna, Austria 17–21 September, in recognition of her remarkable accomplishments as a medieval Latinist and philologist.
Professor Elza Tiner, who holds a Licentiate from the Institute and was also Visiting Fellow this past spring and summer, is helping curate an exhibit entitled “Image + Text in Renaissance Folios.”
The Institute is pleased to announce a new course offering for the Winter term 2018, to be taught by the Institute's Leonard E. Boyle Professor of Manuscript Studies and Director of PIMS' Rome-Toronto Programme in Manuscript Studies, M. Michèle Mulchahey, together with Institute Fellow and Librarian, Greti Dinkova-Bruun.
We are happy to announce that on 11 August 2016, James P. Carley was elected as Master of the Worshipful Company of Barbers.
Prizes & Awards, Publications
The Vernam Hull Memorial Prize for the year 2015 has been awarded to Professor Ceri Davies, Emeritus Professor of Classics at Swansea University, for John Prise. Historiae Britannicae Defensio / A Defence of the British History, published by PIMS.
The MAA’s 2017 Annual Meeting, to be held April 6–8, will be hosted by the University of Toronto (Centre for Medieval Studies) and the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies.