MAA News – The 2020 Schallek Awards

The 2020 Schallek Awards, granted in collaboration with the Richard III Society-American Branch to support dissertation research in any relevant discipline dealing with late-medieval Britain, have been awarded to:

Ariana Ellis (University of Toronto), “Curtain Call: The Performative Sensory-Scape of Public Executionin England and Italy between 1400-1600”

Brandon Fathy (University of Leicester), “Performing Ports: a Comparative Analysis of Early Medieval Ipswich and London”

Tobias Hrynick (Fordham University), “‘According to the Law of the Marsh’: Medieval Wetland Drainage, Environmental Crisis, and the Invention of the Customs of Romney Marsh”

Jordan Michelle Schoonover (The Ohio State University), “‘The Man is the Head, But the Woman is the Neck, and She Can Turn the Head Any Way She Wants’: Hospitality, Gender, and Power for Elite Women in Late Medieval England”

Caitlin Branum Thrash (University of Tennessee, Knoxville), “Books of Feminine Devotion: Feminine Influences on Meditative Lives of Christ and their Readers in Late-Medieval England”

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