2007 awards

The Awards were announced at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women on October 27, 2007.

Book Award:

Award Winner (2 awards)

Will Fisher. Materializing Gender in Early Modern English Literature and Culture. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Katherine McIver. Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520-1580. Aldershot, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006.

Honorable Mention

Katherine Park. Secrets of Women: Gender, Generation and the Origins of Human Dissection. Zone Books, 2006

Essay or Article Award:

Award winner:

Jane Donawerth. “Women’s Reading Practices in Seventeenth-Century England: Margaret Fell’s Women’s Speaking Justified.” Sixteenth Century Journal 37.4 (2006): 985-1006.

Honorable mention:

Anne M. Myers. “Construction Sites: The Architecture of Anne Clifford’s Diaries.” ELH 73.3 (2006): 581-600.

Collaborative Project:

Award winner:

Naomi Miller and Naomi Yavneh, editors. Sibling Relations and Gender in the Early Modern World: Sisters, Brothers and Others. Alsdershot: Ashgate Press, 2006.

Honorable Mention:

Louise Labé. Complete Poetry and Prose: A Bilingual Edition. Edited and translated by Deborah Lesko Baker and Annie Finch. The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.


Award Winner

Madeleine and Catherine des Roches. From Mother and Daughter: Poems, Dialogues, and Letters of Les Dames des Roches. Edited and translated by Anne R. Larsen. The Other Voice In Early Modern Europe. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Honorable Mention

Margarita Sarrocchi. Scanderbeide. Edited and translated by Rinaldina Russell. The Other Voice In Early Modern Europe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Graduate Student Conference Presentation Award:

Award Winner

Elissa Auerbach.”Taking Mary’s Pulse: Cartesianism and Modernity in Rembrandt’s The Death of the Virgin.”


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