Award Recipients

2023

Schehr Award:

Madison Mainwaring (University of Notre Dame), “Madame Dominique’s Box: Dance History and the Feminist Elegy”

Schor Award:

Hannah Grunow (Princeton University), “Art in Passage Toward the Internal: Flaubert, the Artist, & Philosophical Aesthetics”

2022

Schehr Award:

Hannah Frydman (University of Washington), “‘Confidences 茅pistolaires de la V茅nus publique’: Le Figaro鈥檚 Petite Correspondance and the Business and Pleasure of Sharing Private Messages in Public”

Schor Award:

Isabel Maloney (Cambridge University), “The Trial of Lucien Descaves (1890): Naturalism, Sexual Politics and Patriotism in the Third Republic”

2021

Schehr Award:

Kathleen Pierce (Smith College), 鈥淎 Photography of Restraint: Scientific Knowledge, Animal Subjectivity, and Medical Authority in the Annales de l鈥橧nstitut Pasteur鈥

Schor Award:

Richard Riddick (Yale University), 鈥淧owers of Three: Scaling Up the Crowd in Zola鈥檚 痴茅谤颈迟茅

2019

Schehr Award:

Rebecca Sugden (Cambridge University), 鈥淩e-Enchanting Conspiracy/Disenchanting Idealism: Sand after Ranci猫re鈥

Schor Award:

Victoria Baena (Yale University), 鈥淟a Normandie Merveilleuse: Between Novel Theory and Popular Aesthetics鈥

2018

Schehr Award:

Edmund Birch (Cambridge University), “Reading the News: Maupassant and Freud”

Schor Award:

Helen Craske (Oxford University), “Selling Scandal: Infamy and Complicity in Rachilde and Lorrain”

Madison Mainwaring (Yale University), “Ballet and Celebrity at the Paris Opera”

2017

Schehr Award:

Sara Phenix (Brigham Young University), “In Freak Fashion: Maupassant, the Corset, and the Art of the Short Story”

Anne Linton (San Francisco State University), “Deviant Bodies: Sex Change, Technology, and Popular Fiction in Nineteenth-Century France”

Schor Award:

Maureen DeNino (Princeton University), “‘Un tableau atrocement pittoresque’: Pierre Loti鈥檚 colonial war correspondence”

2016

Schehr Award:

Claire White (King’s College London), 聽“George Sand, piocheuse manqu茅e”

Schor Award:

Kasia Stempniak (Duke University), “‘L’卯le de la toilette‘:聽Fashion and Space in Flaubert鈥檚 Le Ch芒teau des c艙urs听补苍诲 L鈥橢ducation sentimentale

Rebecca Sugden (University of Cambridge), “Terre(ur): Reading the Landscape of Conspiracy in Balzac’s Une T茅n茅breuse affaire

2015

Schehr Award:

Jessica Tanner (University of North Carolina Chapel-Hill), “Branding Vice: The Ecology of Vice in Zola”

Jennifer Gipson (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “The Newspaper vs. the Storyteller: Phantasms of Orality and the Quarrel of the roman-feuilleton”

Schor Award:

Neal Allar (Cornell University), “Mallarm茅 and the Caribbean Mosaic”

2014

Schehr Award:

Robert St. Clair, Dartmouth College, “Fuites esth茅tiques: Rimbaud’s sensational (eco)poetics”

Schor Award:

Caroline Grubbs, University of Pennsylvania, “Lignes de fuite ? : Spatial Anxieties and the Parisian M茅tro in Fin-de-si猫cle Urban Culture”

2013

Schehr Award:

Nicolas Valazza, Indiana University, “Seuils livresques et horizons po茅tiques: Verlaine, Mallarm茅 et la crise du livre”

Schor Award:

Cory Browning, Cornell University, “La d茅mocratie est dans cette litt茅rature: Les Mis茅rables and the Staging of Democracy”

2012

Schehr Award:

Dorian Bell, University of California Santa Cruz, “Zola, Nietzsche, Marx: Anti-Anti-Semitism and the Politics of Scale”

Schor Award:

Philippa Lewis, University of Cambridge, “Stomaching the Salon: ‘Boulangerie du Louvre’ and Baudelaire’s Salon de 1846”

Adam Rosenthal, Emory University, “Donner le souvenir: The Gift of Memory in Baudelaire’s ‘Morale du joujou'”

2011

Schor Award:

Jessica Tanner, Harvard University, “An Unhomely Home: Naturalist Nostalgia and the Maison de Tol茅rance”

2010

Schor Award:

Anne Linton, Yale University, 鈥淟iterary Histories and Medical Fictions: Methods of Narrating Doubtful Sex in Nineteenth-Century France鈥

Robert St.-Clair, University of Minnesota, 鈥淭he Infantile Community: Parody and Poetry as Theory and Method of (Writing) the Community in Rimbaud鈥檚 鈥榋utismes鈥欌

2009

Schor Award:

Dan Brant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 鈥淩acial Evolution and Colonial Gender: Louis Bertrand’s 鈥楲atin- Mediterranean鈥 Solution鈥

Isabelle Havet, University of Delaware, 鈥淔ernand Cormon鈥檚 颁补茂苍: Man between Primitive and Prophet鈥

2008

Schor Award:

Anne Linton, Yale University, 鈥淎llegory and exoticism: Balzac鈥檚 allusion to Delacroix鈥

Lowry Martin, University of California鈥揃erkeley, 鈥淓xtra-territorial Threats and Colonial Fantasy: The Black Lesbian in Argis’s Gomorrhe

2007

Schor Award:

Atia Sattar, Pennsylvania State University, 鈥淭he Return of the Possessed: The Scientific Discourse of Hypnotism in Guy de Maupassant鈥檚 鈥楲e Horla,鈥欌

Andrea Thomas, Columbia University, 鈥淟autr茅amont in the Pl茅iade鈥

2006

Schor Award:

Dominica Chang, U of Michigan, 鈥淔rom printing clich茅 to Flaubertian clich茅鈥

Arcana Albright, U of Pennsylvania, 鈥淶ola鈥檚 La Cur茅e Viewed Through the Lens of Photography鈥

2005

Schor Award:

Katia Viot-Southard, Washington University, 鈥尝鈥橭谤苍颈猫谤别 de Marya Ch茅liga: repr茅sentation th茅芒trale de la condition f茅minine 脿 la fin du XIXe si猫cle鈥

Matthew Bailey, Washington University) 鈥淏attlefields of Representation鈥

2004

Schor Award:

Dorian Bell, University of Pennsylvania, 鈥淯nprofitable Returns: Colonialism, Social Critique and the Specter of the Past in Balzac鈥檚聽La Cousine Bette

2003

Schor Award:

Dan Edelson, University of Pennsylvania, 鈥淏alzac and the Invention of Mythical Modernism鈥

2002

Schor Award:

Jeremy Worth, University of Western Ontario, “Les Damn茅s de l’art dans 尝’艗耻惫谤别: la s茅duction et la canalisation du d茅sir”