Al & Judy Shoaf Award Exemplaria: Medieval, Early Modern, Theory


The Exemplaria Al & Judy Shoaf Award is awarded biennially to recognise the paper published in the journal that makes the greatest contribution to the field. The winning paper is selected by the journal editors Anke Bernau, Noah Guynn, Patricia Clare Ingham, and Elizabeth Scala.

Exemplaria are pleased to award the 2016 prize to Daniel Birkholz for the article Histoire Imparfaite: Gilote et Johane and the Counterfactual Lessons of Harley 2253, and Charlie Samuelson for the article The Beast That Therefore Chrétien Is: The Poetics, Logic, and Ethics of Beastliness in Yvain, both published in Volume 27 (4) 2015.

Previous winning articles below are available to access for free. Start reading!