In 2001, the members of MAMA created the
Jim Falls Paper Prize, to be awarded to the best paper delivered
at the annual conference by a Graduate student.
The prize includes a monetary award of $100.
Graduate students are encouraged to send a completed copy of their paper
along with their name, university institution and graduate status and address to
Linda E. Mitchell.
Please do not submit an entry if you have previously received
The paper you submit should be the paper you intend to present
at the MAMA
XXXVI Annual Conference.
Past Winners Include:
Don Allmon, University of Kansas
"The Only Good Werewolf: Humans, Dogs, and Monsters in ‘Bisclavret’ and ‘Sir Gowther.’"
Nina Verbanaz, University of Central Missouri
"Envisaging Eternity: Salian Women’s Religious Patronage"
Bianca Lopez, Washington University in St. Louis
"As if Drinking Christian Blood: Sermons and Jewish
Neighbors in Late Medieval Perugia"
AnnaLinden Weller, Rutgers University
"Transmittable Apocalypses: Byzantine Political Authority and the
Co-Option of Western Eschatological Narrative in the First Crusade"
Complete List of Past Winners