Statement of Inclusion

The John Gower Society is an open and inclusive organization that seeks to foster collegial, productive, and engaged scholarship and teaching related to Gower and his works; it welcomes participation and submissions from all scholars, regardless of race, religion,...

Gower Society Officers

President R. F. Yeager, Univ. of West Florida (emeritus)Dept. of English and Foreign Language11000 University Pkwy, Pensacola FL 32514Phone: (wk) 850-474-2927rfyeager@hotmail.com Vice President AJ Minnis Douglas Tracy Smith Professor of English, emeritus Yale...

John Hurt Fisher Award

The John Hurt Fisher Prize Now Accepting Nominations  The Society’s highest honor, the Fisher Prize is awarded for “significant contribution to the field of John Gower Studies.” The Fisher Prize is presented at anually at the Medieval Congress in...

Join JGS

Membership The John Gower Society was founded in 1981 and published the first JGN (The John Gower Newsletter) two years later. Membership includes a subscription to eJGN and helps teh society support activities promoting the teaching and study of Gower’s works....

About Us

About the John Gower Society  The International John Gower Society was founded in 1984, with the purpose of furthering understanding and appreciation of the work of the medieval English poet John Gower (d. 1408). It is active world-wide, drawing members currently from...