Catharine Macaulay Prize for Graduate Student Papers (ASECS)

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American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS), Women's Caucus
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The Catharine Macaulay Prize
NEW Deadline for submission: May 31, 2014

The Catharine Macaulay Prize is an annual award made by the Women's Caucus of ASECS for the best graduate student paper on a feminist or gender studies subject presented at the ASECS Annual Meeting or at any of the regional meetings during the academic year. In addition to special recognition, the prize carries a cash award of $350.

To be eligible for the prize, papers must advance understanding of gender dynamics, women's experience, and/or women's contributions to eighteenth-century culture, or offer a feminist analysis of any aspect of eighteenth-century culture and/or society.

The paper you submit for the prize should be the one you presented at the conference without expansion or significant revision.

Submissions for the Catharine Macaulay Prize must be sent directly to the ASECS office for consideration. PO Box 7867, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27109; or as an email attachment (Word):

The winner of the prize will be notified soon after the committee has made its decision and will be announced at the following year's annual meeting and the Women's Caucus luncheon.