Call for Article Prize Submissions

The Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies solicits submissions for the annual Charles Julian Bishko Memorial Prize for the best article or book chapter published in 2020 in the field of medieval Iberian history by a North American scholar.  This year’s prize, which carries an honorarium of $250, will be announced at the 2021 annual meeting of ASPHS, which will be held virtually April 23-25, 2021.

Initiated in 2003, the Bishko Prize honors Professor Charles Julian Bishko, the distinguished historian of medieval Iberia who taught for 39 years at the University of Virginia.

Articles or book chapters may be written in Castilian, English, Catalan, Galician, Portuguese or French.  Authors must be current members of the ASPHS.

Authors should submit one copy of the article or book chapter and a short (two-page) CV in PDF form to committee chair Andrew Devereux, using the following email address:

The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2020.

The 2020 winner was Pamela Patton, for her article “Demons and Diversity in León,” Medieval Encounters 25, no. 1-2 (2019): 150-179.

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