Hawthorne Society Travel, Research, and Pedagogy Awards

deadline for submissions: 
January 11, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
contact email: 

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:

Conference travel

a. $350 to present an accepted paper at our annual ALA sessions or Triennial summer conference. Submit a 250-word abstract to Derek Pacheco dpacheco@purdue.edu 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 dpacheco@purdue.edu 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 dpacheco@purdue.edu by May 1, 2020.