Seeta Chaganti (University of California, Davis) has been awarded the MLA’S Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies for her book Strange Footing: Poetic Form and Dance in the Late Middle Ages, published by the University of Chicago Press. The prize is awarded annually for an outstanding scholarly work that is written by a member of the association and that involves at least two literatures. Click here for the full citation.
Alice Isabella Sullivan has been awarded an Emerging Scholar Prize from The Society of Historians of East European, Eurasian, and Russian Art and Architecture (SHERA) for her article “The Athonite Patronage of Stephen III of Moldavia, 1457-1504” Speculum 94.1 (2019): 1-46. The Prize recognizes and encourages original and innovative scholarship in the field of East European, Eurasian, and Russian art and architecture. Click here to read the article in Speculum.
MAA Executive Director Lisa Fagin Davis has been elected to the Comité international de paléographie latine. CIPL members are scholars who have “contributed with distinction to the study of Latin palaeography through research, teaching or conservation.”