2018 Awards (for works published in 2017)
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)
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)
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)
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).
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”