MLA’s Scaglione Prize for Italian Studies Awarded to Nick Wilding

New York, NY – 1 December 2015 – The Modern Language Association of America today announced that its eighth Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Italian Studies will be presented this year to Nick Wilding, of Georgia State University, for his book Galileo’s Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge, published by the University of Chicago Press.  From 1996 until 2000, the Scaglione Prize was awarded jointly with the Howard R. Marraro Prize; since 2001, it is awarded as a separate prize.

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