• A composite image showing a Writ of Edward the Confessor, the Tower of London, the ruins of Whitby Abbey, and medieval manuscript of the romance King Horn.
  • Image of a writ of Edward the Confessor (Westminster Abbey, W.A.M. XII).

    Writ of Edward the Confessor (Westminster Abbey, W.A.M. XII)

  • Image of the beginning of the romance King Horn in a medieval manuscript.

    The beginning of the romance King Horn (British Library, MS Harley 2253, fol. 83r)

  • Image of the ruins of Whitby Abbey. Photo: Sally Hadden.

    The ruins of Whitby Abbey (photo: Sally Hadden)

  • Image of the Tower of London. Photo: Bob Callowan Creative Commons.

    The Tower of London from the Thames (photo: Bob Callowan)

The National Endowment for the Humanities summer institute for higher education faculty "Law and Culture in Medieval England" is hosted by Western Michigan University.

Due to the ongoing health crisis, the institute is being held virtually. Activities will be conducted synchronously and asynchronously on the internet. All synchronous activities will occur on weekdays. There is no residential component.

Dates

June 21 to July 16, 2021

Application deadline

March 1, 2021 (notification date: March 26, 2021)

Stipend

$3,450

The stipend, which is paid in two installments, is taxable. Those who, for any reason, do not complete the full tenure of the institute will receive a reduced stipend.

Seal of the National Endowment for the Humanities.The summer institute "Law and Culture in Medieval England" has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.

Disclaimer: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed on this website and in this institute do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.