MAA News – Members Garner Awards

Last month’s call for good news resulted in the following announcements:

Sarah Bromberg (Suffolk Univ.) has received the Newberry Library-John Rylands Research Institute Exchange fellowship for her book project, Art and Exegesis: Nicholas of Lyra’s Postilla.

Lilla Kopar (The Catholic Univ. of America) reports that Project Andvari: A Portal to the Visual World of Early Medieval Northern Europe ( has received an NEH ODH Level II start-up grant. This is the second NEH grant for Andvari. The project is co-directed by Nancy Wicker (Univ. of Mississippi) and Kopar, in collaboration with Worthy Martin and Daniel Pitti at IATH at UVA.

Nicole Marafioti (Trinity Univ, San Antonio) has been awarded an ACLS Burkhardt Fellowship for 2016-17, with a residency at the National Humanities Center.

Cary J. Nederman (Texas A&M) was recently elected President of the Board of Directors of the Journal of the History of Ideas.

Nina Rowe (Fordham Univ.) was awarded twelve-month fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies, as well as a Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society, to work on her new project, The World in a Book: Weltchroniken and Society at the End of the Middle Ages.

Corine Schleif (Arizona State Univ.) was awarded a Berlin prize and  is currently John P. Birkelund Fellow in the Humanities at the American  Academy in Berlin.

Zrinka Stahuljak (Univ. of California, Los Angeles) has received a Guggenheim Fellowship to support her book project, “Medieval Fixers: Translation in the Mediterranean (1250-1500).”

Alison Stones (Emerita, Univ. of Pittsburgh) was recently elected a Correspondant étranger honoraire of the Société nationale des antiquaires de France.

Nancy Wicker (Univ. of Mississippi) has been awarded the Allen W. Clowes Fellowship from the National Humanities Center at Research Triangle, North Carolina, where she will be in residence for the 2016-2017 academic year, working on Viking Art in Scandinavian and across the Viking Diaspora: Patrons, Producers, and Consumers from the Fifth through the Eleventh Centuries.

Congratulations to all! If you have something you’d like to share, please send your good news to Executive Director Lisa Fagin Davis (

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