2006 awards

The Awards were announced at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women on November 10, 2006.

Book Award:

Award Winner (2 awards)

  • Rebecca Zorach. Blood, Milk, Ink, and Gold: Abundance and Excess in the French Renaissance. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.
  • Jane Sevenson. Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Honorable Mention

  • Maureen Quilligan. Incest and Agency in Elizabeth’s England. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005.

Essay or Article Award:

Award winner:  

  • Wendy D. Churchill, “The Medical Practice of the Sexed Body: Women, Men, and Disease in Britain, circa 1600-1740.” Social History of Medicine 18 (2005): 3-22.

Honorable mention:

  • Micheline White, “Women Writers and Literary-Religous Circles in the Elizabethan West Country: Anne Dowerich, Anne Lock Prose, Anne Lock Moyle, Ursula Fulford, and Elizabeth Rouse.” Modern Philology 103 (2005): 187-214.

Josephine Roberts Edition Prize:

Award winner:

  • Jill Seal Millman and Gillian Wright, eds., with Victoria E. Burke, Elizabeth Clarke, Marie-Louise Coolahan, and John Gibson. Early Modern Women’s Manuscript Poetry. Manchester University Press, 2005.

Honorable Mention

  • Margaret P. Hannay, Noel J. Kinnamon, and Michael G. Brennan, eds. Domestic Politics and Family Absence: The Correspondence (1588-1621) of Robert Sidney, First Earl of Leicester, and Barbara Gamage Sidney, Countess of Leicester. Ashgate Press, 2005.

Collaborative Project

Award winner (2 awards):

  • Jane Couchman and Ann Crabb, eds., Women’s Letters Across Europe, 1400-1700, Form and Persuasion. Ashgate Press, 2005.
  • Theresa Earenfight, ed. Queenship and Political Power in Medieval and Early Modern Spain. Ashgate Press, 2005.


Award Winner

  • Gillian T. W. Ahlgren, editor and translator, Francisca de los Apostoles, The Inquisition of Francisca: A Sixteenth-Century Visionary on Trial. The Other Voice in Early Modern Women. University of Chicago Press, 2005.

Honorable Mention

  • Lynne Tatlock, editor and translator, Justine Siegemund, The Court Midwife. The Other Voice In Early Modern Europe. University of Chicago Press, 2005.

Graduate Student Conference Presentation Award:

Award Winner

  • Penelope Anderson. “‘Humane passion such as mine / Which ends in woe and death’: Marital Disloyalty and Political Identity in Lucy Hutchinson’s Writings,” delivered at “Still Kissing the Rod? Early Modern Women’s Writing in 2005,” sponsored by the Perdita Project at St. Hilda’s College, Oxford, 2-4 July 2005.



Honorable Mention (2 awards)

  • Alice Eardley. “My thoughts beeing free I bid them take ther flieght’: The Politics of Space and Place in the Hester Pulter Manuscript,” delivered at “Still Kissing the Rod? Early Modern Women’s Writing in 2005,” sponsored by the Perdita Project at St. Hilda’s College, Oxford, 2-4 July 2005.
  • Robin Kischbaum. “Thoughts ‘all easy and sociable’: Elizabeth Singer Rowe and Coterie Exchange,” delivered at “Readers, Audiences, and Coteries in Early Modern England,” held at Keele University, 8-9 April 2005.

Arts & Media Project:

Award Winner

  • Gweno Williams, Margaret Cavendish: Plays in Performance (DVD, 2005).

Honorable Mention

Updated December 18, 2008 . KLN



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