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:
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"
Daniel J. Menold, University of Missouri - Columbia
"Sacred History: Hagiographical Constructs and the 'Historical' Gilbert of Sempringham"
Honorable Mention: Michael Wehrman, Yale University
and Miracles in the Writings of the Venerable Bede"
James Bennett, Ohio State University
"The Once and
Future Burghers: Social Memory and Civic Identity in Late
Medieval St. Albans"
Jennifer Culver, St. Louis University
"The Structure of
Personal Experience: Rollean Mysticism in Piers Plowman"
Julian Hendrix, King's College, Cambridge
"The Origins of
Monastic Intercession: Thought and Practice, Though Versus
Complete List of Past Winners