Emerson Society Awards announcement

deadline for submissions: 
January 12, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces four awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

 

*Graduate Student Paper Award*

Provides up to $750 of travel support to present a paper on an Emerson Society panel at the American Literature Association Annual Conference (May 2018) or the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering (July 2018). Submit a 300-word abstract to David Greenham (david.greenham@uwe.ac.uk) by January 12, 2018. Abstracts should address the 2018 CFPs posted at emersonsociety.org.

 

*Research Grant*

Provides up to $500 to support scholarly work on Emerson. Preference given to junior scholars and graduate students. Submit a confidential letter of recommendation, and a 1-2-page project proposal, including a description of expenses, by April 1, 2018.

 

*Pedagogy or Community Project Award*

Provides up to $500 to support projects designed to bring Emerson to a non-academic audience. Submit a confidential letter of recommendation, and a 1-2-page project proposal, including a description of expenses, by April 1, 2018.

 

*Subvention Award*

Provides up to $500 to support costs attending the publication of a scholarly book or article on Emerson and his circle. Submit a confidential letter of recommendation, and a 1-2-page proposal, including an abstract of the forthcoming work and a description of publication expenses, by April 1, 2018.

 

Send Research, Pedagogy/Community, and Subvention proposals to:

Prentiss Clark (Prentiss.Clark@usd.edu) and

Kristina West (k.j.west@reading.ac.uk)

 

Award recipients must become members of the Society; membership applications are available at http://www.emersonsociety.org