PhD Sarah Carter receives Mark-Madoff Prize for essay

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Published: 26Sep2019
CSECS Conference Oct 2018
: Plate I (frontispiece) “Ex : Voti of Wax presented in the Church at Isernia 1780.” From Richard Payne Knight, An Account of the Remains of the Worship of Priapus (London: Printed by T. Spilsbury, 1786). RB 400897, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Sarah Carter, Art History PhD candidate, is the recipient of the Mark Madoff Prize for her essay entitled "'Our Modern Priapus': Thauma and the Isernian Simulacra", which she presented at the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference last October.

More information about the prize is available here: http://csecs.ca/awards/.

The essay will be published in the 2020 issue of Lumen with the theme of Wonder in the Eighteenth Century / L'Émerveillement au dix-huitième siècle.