The Lone Medievalist solicits submissions for three prizes in the categories of Teaching, Scholarly Outreach, and Scholarship. Each prize will be separately judged by a panel, and each winning submission will receive an award of $100. Submissions will be accepted until July 31st with prizes to be announced by August 31 (in time for your CV updates before job markets, reappointments, tenure portfolios, etc.). One submission per prize per person or group, please.

Submissions closed  for 2019. Submissions will reopen in summer 2020.

The Lone Medievalist Prize for Teaching

This award is given for excellence in the creation of materials for teaching any aspect of medieval studies at any professional level. Our goal is to showcase the work of medievalists whose teaching inspires students and colleagues. The winning submission may include a documented project, a unit plan with appropriate materials, a syllabus and assignment portfolio, or any other evidence of exemplary or innovative teaching.

For the Lone Medievalist Prize in Teaching, please submit the following:

  • Short (1000 words or fewer) letter of application introducing your work
  • CV (not more than 2 pages)
  • 2-3 artifacts demonstrating the nature and quality of your teaching

The Lone Medievalist Prize for Scholarly Outreach

This award recognizes a work of scholarly outreach in medieval studies. The intent of this prize is to honor the often undervalued work of representing medieval studies to the public. Scholarly outreach may take the form of a public lecture, a continuing education program for K-12 teachers, a podcast, a library curation or event, an editorial for an online or print publication, etc. Submission should take the form of clear documentation of the work; the specific form of that work is left to the individual.

For the Lone Medievalist Prize in Scholarly Outreach, please submit the following:

  • Short (1000 words or fewer) letter of application explaining the nature of your work
  • CV (not more than 2 pages)
  • 1-3 artifacts demonstrating the nature and qualityof your outreach project

The Lone Medievalist Prize for Scholarship

This award is given for a notable contribution to the field through scholarly research and reporting. Our aim is to champion the efforts of medievalists who are researching, writing, and presenting work in medieval studies. Submissions may be unpublished (e.g., a conference paper or equivalent) or published, and should be of at least 1500 words. The work may have one author or multiple authors (one letter of application is sufficient, but each author should include a brief CV).

For the Lone Medievalist Prize in Scholarship, please submit the following:

  • Brief (500 words or fewer) letter of application introducing your work
  • CV (not more than 2 pages)
  • Submission of your work (in print or electronic form)