The Medieval Academy of America's inaugural Karen Gould Prize in Art History

The Medieval Academy of America is currently accepting nominations for the inaugural Karen Gould Prize in Art History.

The Gould Prize will be awarded annually for a book or monograph in medieval art history judged by the selection committee to be of outstanding quality. Books published in 2015 will be eligible for submission in the fall of 2017, with the inaugural Prize to be awarded at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America. The Prize was endowed in 2017 by Prof. Gould’s husband, Lewis Gould.

Karen Gould (1946 – 2012) was an art historian specializing in manuscript illumination and was the author of The Psalter and Hours of Yolande of Soissons (Speculum Anniversary Monographs) (Medieval Academy of America, 1978). The prize established in her name consists of a certificate and a monetary award of $1,000.

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