PhD Sarah Carter receives Mark-Madoff Prize for essay

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.
Published: 26 September 2019

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:

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.

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