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 Kalamazoo, MI, and announced in eJGN.

How to Nominate

Send names of potential candidates and a brief statement supporting and/or explaining your nomination to:

R. F. Yeager, Univ. of West Florida
Dept. of English and Foreign Language
11000 University Pkwy, Pensacola FL 32514
rfyeager@hotmail.com  

Prior Recipients

  • 1991 Derek A. Pearsall
  • 1992 Masayoshi Ito
  • 1993 Russell A. Peck
  • 1994 Alastair Minnis
  • 1995 William Burton Wilson
  • 1996 Kurt Olsson
  • 1997 Winthrop Wetherbee
  • 1998 Siân Echard and Claire Fanger
  • 1999 Peter Nicholson
  • 2000 R.F. Yeager
  • 2001 María Bullón-Fernández
  • 2002 No Award
  • 2003 James Simpson
  • 2004 Diane Watt
  • 2005 Siân Echard
  • 2006 Russell A. Peck
  • 2007 Peter Nicholson
  • 2008 J. Allan Mitchell
  • 2009 Andy Galloway
  • 2010 Kurt Olsson
  • 2011 John Burrow
  • 2012 David R. Carlson
  • 2013 Georgiana Donavin
  • 2014 Bruce Holsinger
  • 2015 Jonathan Hsy
  • 2016 Sebastian Sobecki
  • 2017 Matthew Irvin
  • 2018 Robert Meindl
  • 2019 Conrad van Dijk

 

2020 Award Committee Member

  • JGS Representative:
    R. F. Yeager, President
  • Prior Year’s Fisher Award Recipient:
    Conrad van Dijk (Concordia Univ. of Edmonton)
  • Graduate Student Representative:
    Ted Chelis, Pennsylvania State Univ.