2016 Award Winners

2016 award winners (for works published in 2015)


1-Book Award: Valerie Traub, Thinking Sex with the Early Moderns (University of Pennsylvania Press).

Honorable Mention: Sabine Arnaud, On Hysteria: The Invention of a Medical Category between 1670 and 1820 (University of Chicago Press).

Honorable Mention: Meredith Ray, Daughters of Alchemy: Women and Scientific Culture in early modern Italy (Harvard University Press).


2-Collaborative Project Award: Bonnie Blackburn and Laurie Stras, Eroticism in Early Modern Music (Ashgate).


3-Teaching Edition: Perry Gethner, ed., Challenges to Traditional Authority: Plays by French Women Authors 1650-1700 (Toronto: Iter).


4-Josephine Roberts Scholarly Edition: Patrick John Corness and Barbara Judkowiak, ed. Franciszka Urszula Radziwillowa, Selected Drama and Verse. Translated by Patrick John Corness (Toronto: Iter)


5-Scholarly Edition in Translation: The Life and Struggles of Our Mother Walatta Petros: A Seventeenth-Century African Biography of an Ethiopian Woman. Written by Galawdewos. Translated and edited by Wendy Laura Belcher & Michael Kleiner (Princeton University Press).

Honorable Mention: Frances Barbaro, The Wealth of Wives: A Fifteenth Century Marriage Manual, ed. and translated by Margaret L. King (Toronto: Iter).


6-Article Award: Sarah E. Owens, “Crossing Mexico (1620–1621): Franciscan Nuns and Their Journey to the Philippines.” The Americas: A Quarterly Review of Latin American History 72:4 (October 2015): 583-606.

Honorable Mention: Erika T. Lin, “A Witch in the Morris: Hobbyhorse Tricks and Early Modern Erotic Transformations,” in The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Theater, edited by Nadine George-Graves (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), 335-61.


7-Graduate Student Conference Award: Jessica Walker (Johns Hopkins University), “An English Name and a Spanish Heart: Propaganda and the Memory of Catherine of Aragon during the Reign of her Daughter, Mary I (1553-1558)”, presented at SCSC conference, Vancouver, October 2015.