Congratulations to our President, Michael Sarabia (English), and Secretary-Treasurer, Michelle Seiler (History), who have both received T. Anne Cleary International Dissertation Research Fellowships from the UI Graduate College. This funding will support their overseas research. Michelle also recieved this year's Schallek Award from the Medieval Academy of America and the Richard III Society. Member Heather Wacha (History) has been accepted to participate and received funding to attend the Middle French Paleography Workshop held at Columbia University this summer.

Two of our members have recently published articles:

  • Rebecca Church (History), Review of Women, Art and Architectural Patronage in Renaissance Mantua: Matrons, Mystics, and Monasteries, by Sally Anne Hickson, in The CCWH Newsletter: The Newsletter for the Coordinating Council for Women in History, 44.4 (Nov. 2013): 8-9. [Read online.]

  • Yvonne Seale (History), "Family and Finances in Fifteenth-Century Dublin" in History Ireland 22:3 (May/June 2014), 16-19.