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August 4, 2021
Historian of science and University of Chicago professor emeritus Noel Swerdlow, who received his PhD in Medieval Studies in 1968, passed away on July 24. UChicago News has...
May 6, 2021
We are delighted to announce that Medieval Studies PhD candidate Larissa Tsukamoto has been awarded the Janice Carlisle Prize for Excellence in Teaching by the English...
April 27, 2021
Congratulations to Valerie Hansen, Stanley Woodward Professor of History, on her 2021 election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences! Professor Hansen specializes in...
August 13, 2020
Our colleague Walter Cahn, professor emeritus of medieval art, passed away in June 2020. Please see this lovely tribute to his life from the Department of the History of Art.
August 29, 2019
By Kendall Teare   “The Map Psalter,” a medieval world map. Circa 1262-1300. Held by the British Library. This year at Yale, two new literature classes will push the...