MAA News – Annual Meeting Graduate Student Prizes

We are very pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Annual Meeting Graduate Student Prizes:

Best Student Paper: Robin S. Reich (Columbia Univ.), “Nearly Gold and Neary Perfect? Meaning and Materiality of Copper-alloy in Twelfth-Century Sicily.” Robin will deliver her paper on Friday, 2 March, at 4:30 PM in the session “Trade and Material Culture in the Mediterranean II.”

Travel Bursaries: Matthew Delvaux (Boston College), “Reflecting the Northern Arc: Bead Imports and Slave Exports in the Baltic World”; Gina Hurley (Yale University), “Confessing the Empress in the Erle of Tolous”; Annie Killian (Yale University), “Tracing Sermon Verses in The Book of Margery Kempe”; Laura Maria Somenzi (Emory University), “Teodelinda and the Invention of Sacred Space at Monza, 1300-1450.”

These prizes will be awarded during the Business Meeting at the upcoming Annual Meeting, on Friday at 12:30 PM, with the exception of “Best Student Paper,” which will be awarded during the Presidential Plenary on Saturday at 10:45 AM. We hope you will make an effort to hear the papers delivered by these emerging scholars.

In addition, we are very pleased to announce that four students have been awarded Annual Meeting Travel Bursaries from the Graduate Student Committee to help them attend the Meeting: Daniel Davies, Rebecca Hill, Brittany Poe, and Judith Weston. We look forward to welcoming them, and all of the attendees, to Atlanta.

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