MLA’S SCAGLIONE PRIZE FOR FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE STUDIES AWARDED TO CAS & CMES FACULTY JILL JARVIS FOR HER BOOK DECOLONIZING MEMORY
January 9, 2023
New York, NY – 7 December 2022 – The Modern Language Association of America today announced it is awarding its thirtieth annual Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies to Jill Jarvis, assistant professor of French at Yale University, for her book Decolonizing Memory: Algeria and the Politics of Testimony, published by Duke University Press. Megan Moore, associate professor of French at the University of Missouri, Columbia, has received an honorable mention for The Erotics of Grief: Emotions and the Construction of Privilege in the Medieval Mediterranean, published by Cornell University Press. The prize is awarded annually for an outstanding scholarly work in its field—a literary or linguistic study, a critical edition of an important work, or a critical biography—written by a member of the association.