Now Accepting Applications for Mellon and Byzantine Fellowships

Each year, the Medieval Institute offers two external fellowships supporting research in Medieval and Byzantine Studies. The Mellon Fellowship allows a junior faculty member to spend a year at Notre Dame working on his or her own research, while the Byzantine Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship enables fellows to pursue promising research towards scholarly publication and/or the development of new subject areas. Applications are due February 1st.

99th Meeting of Medieval Academy of America to be held at the University of Notre Dame

The 99th meeting of the Medieval Academy of America will be held at the University of Notre Dame from March 14–16, 2024. The themes for this year’s meeting are “Mapping the Middle Ages,” “Bodies in Motion,” and “Communities of Knowledge.” Plenary addresses will be delivered by Robin Fleming (Boston College), Bissera Pentcheva (Stanford), and Jack Tannous (Princeton).

Fall Alumni Spotlight: Shannon Dunne ('98)

Each fall and spring we present a new Alumni Spotlight featuring the career paths of Institute alumni. Our Fall 2023 spotlight features Shannon Dunne (B.A., '98). We asked her to share with us her journey from institute graduate to renowned Irish dancer and teacher.

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Omnia disce. Videbis postea nihil esse superfluum. (Learn everything, and you will see afterward that nothing is superfluous.)

Hugh of St. Victor (d. 1141), Didascalicon 6.3