9/16/14 - The IMS congratulates Natalie Latteri, a doctoral candidate in UNM’s History Department, who has received the 2014 Best Student Paper Award from the Midwest Jewish Studies Association for her presentation, “Playing the Whore: A Typology of Promiscuity within the Prophets and the Toledot Yeshu Tradition,” delivered at the Association’s 29th Annual Conference, held at Kent State University, September 14–15. Natalie is also the IMS’s 2014–15 Graduate Student Prizewinner for her paper “Sin, Suffering, and a Projection of Whoredom in the Chronicle of Solomon bar Samson,” which she will deliver at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies to be held in Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 14–17, 2015..
8/18/14 - The IMS welcomes the new Graduate Assistant, Maggie Waring. Maggie is a first year MA student in the History department studying medieval Europe.
Don't forget to mark your calendars for the Spring Lecture Series, April 13-16. Lectures will be held Monday through Thursday in Woodward Hall, with a concert featuring medieval music held in Keller Hall on Thursday. These events are free and open to the public; be sure to arrive early to ensure you get a good seat! You can continue checking back here for the latest information, including schedules, posters, and presenters.