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Welcome to the Iowa Forum for Graduate Medievalists

The Iowa Forum for Graduate Medievalists is an interdisciplinary organization for medievalist graduate students at the University of Iowa.

Latest Updates


24 April 2014

Congratulations to our President, Michael Sarabia, and Secretary-Treasurer, Michelle Seiler, who have both received T. Anne Cleary International Dissertation Research Fellowships from the UI Graduate College. This funding will support their overseas research.


19 April 2014

  • Rebecca Church, Review of Women, Art and Architectural Patronage in Renaissance Mantua: Matrons, Mystics, and Monasteries, by Sally Anne Hickson, in The CCWH Newsletter: The Newsletter for the Coordinating Council for Women in History, 44.4 (Nov. 2013): 8-9. [Read online.]
  • Yvonne Seale, "Family and Finances in Fifteenth-Century Dublin" in History Ireland 22:3 (May/June 2014), 16-19.


14 March 2014

Congratulations to our Secretary-Treasurer, Michelle Seiler, who is this year's recipient of the Schallek Award from the Medieval Academy of America and the Richard III Society, and to member Heather Wacha, who has been accepted to participate and received funding to attend the Middle French Paleography Workshop held at Columbia University this summer!


20 February 2014

Due to the inclement weather, our first Spring semester meeting will be postponed until Monday, 24 September, at 5:15p.m. We look forward to seeing you then!

Read older news items in our Archives section.