Prizes in Medieval Studies

The Committee on Medieval Studies Undergraduate Essay Prize (PDF)

The Class of 1955/Robert T. Coolidge Undergraduate Thesis Prize in Medieval Studies (PDF)

Prize Applicant Information Form (writable PDF format)

2016 Prize Winners

The Class of 1955/Robert T. Coolidge Thesis Prize: Rivka Hyland '16 (Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations), Direct Speech: In Search of a Common Idiom in Early Abbasid Christian and Islamic Theology.

The Committee on Medieval Studies Undergraduate Essay Prize: Faye Zhang '17 (Departments of English and Visual and Environmental Studies), “Mary Magdalene and the Stained Glass Ceiling."

2015 Prize Winners

The Class of 1955/Robert T. Coolidge Thesis Prize: Susannah Maybank '15 (Department of the History of Art and Architecture), Unless I See: The Personal Metaphysics of Vision and Image in C.G. Jung's Red Book.

The Committee on Medieval Studies Undergraduate Essay Prize: Veronica Wickline '16 (Department of History), “When God Gives Constantine Daughters: Examining the Changing Roles of Imperial Byzantine Brides in 10th-15th Century Interdynastic Marriages."

2014 Prize Winners

The Class of 1955/Robert T. Coolidge Thesis Prize: Valerie Piro '14 (Department of History), Society and Politics in the English Tournament, 11th – 13th Century.

The Committee on Medieval Studies Undergraduate Essay Prize: Samantha Berstler '14 (Department of English), "Herebeald and the Limits of Odinic Religion in Beowulf."