Helen Ann Mins Robbins Fellowship in Medieval Studies, Rossell Hope Robbins Library

Title: Helen Ann Mins Robbins Fellowship in Medieval Studies

Institution: The Rossell Hope Robbins Library, University of Rochester

Location: Rochester, New York

Applicants: full-time graduate students writing dissertation who are “women and gender minorities”

Stipend: $30,000

Duration: academic year, up to 12 months

Description: “The Rossell Hope Robbins Library at the University of Rochester is pleased to invite applications for the Helen Ann Mins Robbins Fellowship in Medieval Studies. The fellowship is open to women and gender minorities with dissertation projects in any field of medieval studies. Its intent is to provide fellows with a year of research supported by the resources of the Robbins Library. Past fellows have worked on animal studies, manuscript studies and reading practices, translation and textual transmission, medieval clothing, Jews in medieval England, the Arthurian legend, courtesy books and manners, female advice figures, and more. They have led reading groups, curated exhibits, and organized movie screenings, lectures and symposia, and other programming.”

Website: here.

Pictured manuscript: D.460 1000-005, page 1; undated vellum hymnal (potente et inopem) in Latin; courtesy of Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Collection, Rare Books & Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester