2018 Award Winners

2018 Awards (for works published in 2017)

Best Book

Amy Froide (U of Md Baltimore County, History) Silent Partners: Women as Public Investors during Britain’s Financial Revolution, 1690-1750 (Oxford University Press, 2017)

 Honorable Mention:

 Katharine Gillespie (English, Miami of Ohio):  Women Writing the English Republic, 1625-1681 (Cambridge, 2017)

Best Collaborative Project

Christina Luckyj and Niamh O’Leary (Dalhousie, English and Xavier English): The Politics of Female Alliance in Early Modern Europe (University of Nebraska Press, 2017).

Josephine Roberts Award for the Best Scholarly Edition

Stephanie O’Hara, Alison Klairmont Lingo, eds. and trans. (U Mass Dartmouth, French and UC Berkeley, History):  Louise Bourgeois, Midwife to the Queen of France: Diverse Observations (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe: Toronto: Iter Press, 2017)

Best Translation

 Deanna Shemek (UC Irvine, Italian): Isabella d’Este’s Selected Letters (Toronto and Tempe AZ: Iter Academic Press and Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2017)

Best Article

 Jessica De Vos, (Yale, French):  “Authenticity, Artifice, and Ovid’s Heroides In Mary Stuart’s Casket Sonnets” (French Studies: A Quarterly Review, vol. 71 no. 4, 2017, pp. 489-508).

Honorable Mention

Deborah Hamer (William & Mary History):  “Marriage and the Construction of Colonial Order: Jurisdiction, Gender and Class in Seventeenth-century Dutch Batavia,” (Gender & History, Volume 29, Issue 3, November 2017, pp. 622-640).

Best Teaching Edition

Sarah Ross and Elizabeth Scott-Baumann, Women Poets of the English Civil War (Manchester University Press, 2017)

Best Graduate Student Presentation

Melissa Schultheis (Rutgers, English): “Telling Time with English Virginity in Edmund Spenser’s The Shepherde’s Calendar