Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski, professor of French in the Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, has been elected as a Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America, “in recognition of her distinguished contributions to medieval studies.”
This very prestigious and rare recognition is one reserved for a total of only 125 medievalists in North America.
The Medieval Academy of America is the largest organization in the United States promoting excellence in the field of medieval studies. It was founded in 1925 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Academy supports research, publication, and teaching in medieval art, archaeology, history, law, literature, music, philosophy, religion, science, social and economic institutions, and all other aspects of the Middle Ages.