Past Award Recipients

2016

Schehr Award:

Claire White (King’s College London),  “George Sand, piocheuse manquée”

Schor Award:

Kasia Stempniak (Duke University), “‘L’île de la toilette‘: Fashion and Space in Flaubert’s Le Château des cœurs and L’Education sentimentale

Rebecca Sugden (University of Cambridge), “Terre(ur): Reading the Landscape of Conspiracy in Balzac’s Une Ténébreuse 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), “Mallarmé and the Caribbean Mosaic”

2014

Schehr Award:

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

Schor Award:

Caroline Grubbs, University of Pennsylvania, “Lignes de fuite ? : Spatial Anxieties and the Parisian Métro in Fin-de-siècle Urban Culture.”

2013

Schehr Award:

Nicolas Valazza, Indiana University, “Seuils livresques et horizons poétiques: Verlaine, Mallarmé et la crise du livre.”

Schor Award:

Cory Browning, Cornell University, “La démocratie est dans cette littérature: Les Misérables 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 andd the Maison de Tolérance”

2010

Schor Award:

Anne Linton, Yale University, “Literary Histories and Medical Fictions: Methods of Narrating Doubtful Sex in Nineteenth-Century France”

Robert St.-Clair, University of Minnesota, “The Infantile Community: Parody and Poetry as Theory and Method of (Writing) the Community in Rimbaud’s ‘Zutismes’”

2009

Schor Award:

Dan Brant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, “Racial Evolution and Colonial Gender: Louis Bertrand’s ‘Latin- Mediterranean’ Solution”

Isabelle Havet, University of Delaware, “Fernand Cormon’s Caïn: Man between Primitive and Prophet”

2008

Schor Award:

Anne Linton, Yale University, “Allegory and exoticism: Balzac’s allusion to Delacroix”

Lowry Martin, University of California–Berkeley, “Extra-territorial Threats and Colonial Fantasy: The Black Lesbian in Argis’s Gomorrhe

2007

Schor Award:

Atia Sattar, Pennsylvania State University, “The Return of the Possessed: The Scientific Discourse of Hypnotism in Guy de Maupassant’s ‘Le Horla,’”

Andrea Thomas, Columbia University, “Lautréamont in the Pléiade”

2006

Schor Award:

Dominica Chang, U of Michigan “From printing clicher to Flaubertian cliché”

Arcana Albright, U of Pennsylvania, “Zola’s La Curée Viewed Through the Lens of Photography”

2005

Schor Award:

Katia Viot-Southard, Washington University, “L’Ornière de Marya Chéliga: représentation théâtrale de la condition féminine à la fin du XIXe siècle”

Matthew Bailey (Washington University) : “Battlefields of Representation”

2004

Schor Award:

Dorian Bell, University of Pennsylvania, “Unprofitable Returns: Colonialism, Social Critique and the Specter of the Past in Balzac’s La Cousine Berte

2003

Schor Award:

Dan Edelson, University of Pennsylvania, “Balzac and the Invention of Mythical Modernism”

2002

Schor Award:

Jeremy Worth, University of Western Ontario, “Les Damnés de l’art dans L’Œuvre: la séduction et la canalisation du désir”