Hawthorne Society Travel, Research, and Pedagogy Awards
The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society’s “Challenge Campaign” supports Hawthorne-related research or conference travel for early career (pre-tenure) scholars, as well as post-secondary instructors at 2- or 4-year institutions; graduate students presenting papers or writing dissertations incorporating Hawthorne; and college students or secondary school teachers working on Hawthorne-focused projects.
Recipients must join the Hawthorne Society for the calendar year in which they receive their awards. Please see: <https://nathanielhawthornesociety.org/membership/> for information on dues and benefits.
For 2020, the Hawthorne Society will award recipients in each of the following categories:
a. $350 to present an accepted paper at our annual ALA sessions or Triennial summer conference. Submit a 250-word abstract to Derek Pacheco firstname.lastname@example.org by January 11, 2020. Abstracts should address of the Hawthorne Society’s 2020 Call for Papers.
b. $350 to present an accepted paper on Hawthorne at another relevant conference such as MLA. Submit a 250-word abstract to Derek Pacheco email@example.com by March 2, 2020.
Research or Pedagogical Projects
$350 to support a Hawthorne-related scholarly or pedagogical project. Please submit a 1-2-page proposal, letter of recommendation, and a list of expenses, to Derek Pacheco firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1, 2020.