The Medieval Academy is delighted to announce the five recipients of the
2014 Schallek Awards, presented by the Medieval Academy of America and the Richard III Society, American Branch.
Amy Eberlin (Univ. of St. Andrews), “Trade and Diplomacy between Scotland and Flanders, 1320-1513”
Rebecca Favorito (The Ohio State Univ.), “The Role of Ritual in Creating Political Culture: The Coronation and the Body Politic in Lancastrian England”
Joanna MacGugan (Univ. of Connecticut), “Competing Authorities and Contested Spaces: Dying in Dublin in the Reign of Edward I”
Michelle Seiler (Univ. of Iowa), “The Formation of Legal Identities: Townspeople and the Law in Three Eastern English Royal Buroughs, 1341-ca. 1450”
Carla Maria Thomas (New York Univ.), “The Landscapes of Control in Early Medieval English Literature”
The Schallek awards, made possible by a generous gift to the Richard III Society from William B. and Maryloo Spooner Schallek, support graduate students conducting doctoral research in any relevant discipline dealing with late-medieval Britain (ca. 1350-1500). The $2,000 awards help defray research expenses such as the cost of travel to research collections and the cost of photographs, photocopies, microfilms, and other research materials.