Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Dr. Helen Damico inducted as a Fellow to the Medieval Academy of America

MAA logoMedieval Academy 
of America

19 January 2015

To the Members of the Medieval Academy:

I am very pleased to introduce the 2015 Class of Fellows and Corresponding Fellows of the Medieval Academy of America:

Helen Damico (Univ. of New Mexico)
Sharon Farmer (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara)
Margot Fassler (Univ. of Notre Dame)
Robin Fleming (Boston College)
Richard Kaeuper (Univ. of Rochester)
Maureen Miller (Univ. of California, Berkeley)
David Nirenberg (Univ. of Chicago)
Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe (Univ. of California, Berkeley)
Anders Winroth (Yale Univ.)

Paul Brand (Univ. of Oxford)
Constant Mews (Monash Univ.)
Felicity Riddy (Univ. of York)

I hope you will join me in honoring these accomplished scholars during the Fellows' Plenary Session of the upcoming Annual Meeting.

Lisa Fagin Davis
Executive Director, Medieval Academy of America
Secretary to the Fellows

Daniel Worden on “B-Side Modernism” and Joe Brainard’s experimental comics

Daniel Worden’s essay “Joe Brainard’s Grid, or, the Matter of Comics” has just been published in the “B-Side Modernism” issue of the online journal nonsite.org. The essay is available here: http://nonsite.org/article/joe-brainards-grid-or-the-matter-of-comics

With the support of the Mellon Foundation, the special issue’s release coincides with an exhibition of rare materials from the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library and a two-day “B-Side Modernism” symposium at Emory University. Find out more and peruse an online exhibition of materials from the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library here: http://nonsite.org/issue-15-b-side-modernism