The John Doran Prize
Dr. John Doran (1966-2012) was senior lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Chester, UK, and an expert in the history of the papacy and the city of Rome. In honor of his commitment to scholarly excellence, the annual John Doran Prize recognizes outstanding work by a graduate student each year. The author of the winning paper will receive $500 and their paper will be published in the journal Allegorica. The prize is endowed by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Saint Louis University.
- Paper must be based on a presentation given at the Symposium
- Paper must be in the disciplines of Medieval or Early Modern studies
- Candidate must have been a graduate student during the Symposium
- Papers are not to exceed 5,000 words (not including footnotes, bibliography, or supporting materials such as tables)
- Papers should be double-spaced, use a 12-point font, and have 1" margins
- All submissions must be in one of the following file formats: .PDF or .DOC
- NOTE: File names must not contain any punctuation marks (spaces are fine)
All submissions are due by April 30, prior to the Symposium. Submissions will be judged by a selection committee from the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Saint Louis University. The winner will be announced at the Symposium.