Announcing our second-ever Plantagenet Angel – Pauline Calkin! The American Branch’s Plantagenet Angel Award was created to recognize the support of our most generous donors.  In 2022, we gave this award to W. Bowman “Bo” Cutter of New York City, and this year, 2024, we are very happy to present the award to Pauline Calkin of Redlands, California. Pauline has been our volunteer librarian of non-fiction books for the past

  You’ve heard about the great General Members’ Meeting we have planned, and now we can announce that GMM 2024 Registration is Open! This year our venue is the Drury Plaza Hotel in beautiful downtown Santa Fe, NM and our special guest speakers will include Dominic Smee and Philippa Langley (by Zoom.) Members can attend either in-person or over Zoom. There are options to register by mail or online through

Liz Bateman Takes on the Job The American Branch has been without a Chapters Coordinator for several years, but no longer! We are pleased to announce that Liz Bateman is stepping into the role.  Liz is the head of the Tidewater Branch, and a past Dickon Award winner for her work in organizing the 2022 GMM in Arlington, VA. What Does a Chapters Coordinator Do? Our Chapters Coordinator is tasked

In cooperation with the Medieval Academy of America, the American Branch is pleased to announce the 2024 winners of our Schallek Awards.   Every year, we offer five $2,000 awards to help defray research expenses for graduate students conducting doctoral research in any relevant discipline dealing with late-medieval Britain (ca. 1350-1500).  This year’s winners and their wonderful research topics are:   Jordan K. Skinner – Princeton Jordan is a doctoral candidate