MAA News – Good News From Our Members

Jeffrey J. Cohen (George Washington Univ.) has been awarded the 2017 Réné Wellek Prize for the best book in comparative literature from the American Comparative Literature Association for his monograph, Stone: An Ecology of the Inhuman (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2015).

Benjamin R. Gampel (Jewish Theological Seminary of America) has been awarded the 2016 National Jewish Book Council’s Nahum M. Sarna Memorial Award in Scholarship for his monograph, Anti-Jewish Riots in the Crown of Aragon and the Royal Response, 1391-1392 (Cambridge University Press, 2016).

Therese Martin (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid) has been awarded the 2016 prize for the best essay in the field of medieval feminist scholarship in 2015 and 2016 from The Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship, for her essay, “The Margin to Act: A Framework for Medieval Women’s (and Men’s) Art-Making,” Journal of Medieval History 42. 1 (2016), 1-25.

Amy Remensnyder (Brown Univ.) has been awarded a 2017 Berlin Prize, which will allow her to spend a semester at the American Academy in Berlin.

If you have good news to share, please contact Executive Director Lisa Fagin Davis.

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