The Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship has announced that the winner of the 2013 prize for the best graduate student article on feminist scholarship on the Middle Ages is Gillian Adler. Gillian, a graduate of Barnard College, is a doctoral student in the English Department of UCLA, working with Christine Chism and Matthew Fisher. Her winning essay, “Female Intercession and the Shaping of Male Heroism in the Roman d’Enéas and Le Chevalier au Lion,” was written for a class taught by Zrinka Stahuljak of the UCLA French Department and will be published in a future issue of Medieval Feminist Forum. Congratulations!
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The Medieval and Renaissance program at Barnard College enables students to acquire a thorough knowledge of the most important aspects of Medieval or Renaissance civilizations and to gain an awareness of the interdependence of historical and cultural developments.
All images are drawn from manuscripts/books owned by Barnard College or Columbia University and made available by Columbia's Digital Scriptorium. Images used with permission. The image in the top-left is from Barnard College's MS 1, a fourteenth-century Italian manuscript.