John W. O’Malley
for his paper “The Council of Trent (1545–63) and Michelangelo’s Last Judgment (1541),” read at the Society’s November Meeting in 2011, and published in the Proceedings for December 2012.
Henry Allen Moe Prize in the Humanities
Established in 1982 by a gift from the widow of Henry Allen Moe, to honor the longtime head of the Guggenheim Foundation and president of the American Philosophical Society from 1959 to 1970. It pays particular tribute to his firm commitment to the humanities and those who pursue them. The Moe Prize is awarded annually to the author of a paper in the humanities or jurisprudence read at a meeting of the Society.
John W. O’Malley
William Chester Jordan
for "Count Robert's 'Pet' Wolf."
for "Thomas Eakins and His Medical Clinics."
for “Popular Propaganda? Art and Culture in Revolutionary China.”
for "Alternative Freedoms"
Patricia M. Wald
for "International Criminal Courts: Some Kudos and Concerns"
Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway
for "The Study of Greek Sculpture in the Twenty-first Century"
For "'Because We Are Final': Judicial Review Two Hundred Years after Marbury," delivered as part of the symposium "The Two Hundredth Anniversary of Marbury v. Madison."
James J. Megivern
for "Capital Punishment: The Curious History of its Privileged Place in Christendom"
Carmela Vircillo Franklin
for "'Pro Communi doctorum virorum comodo': The Vatican Library and Its Service to Scholarship"
Thomas Noel Mitchell
for "Roman Republicansim: The Underrated Legacy"
for "Technological Change in Medieval England: A Critique of the Neo-Malthusian Argument"
Helen Hennessy Vendler
for "Seamus Heaney and the Oresteia: 'Mycanae Outlook' and the Usefulness of Tradition"
for "Girolamo Cardano and the Tradition of Classical Astrology"
for "The Concept of Time in Islam"