ASECS Women's Caucus Awards for Grad Papers, Indepedent/Adjuct Scholarship, Editing and Translation

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American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS), Women's Caucus
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The Catharine Macaulay Prize for Graduate Student Conference Paper
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 $500 (up from $350 in earlier years and announcements).

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.

Émilie Du Châtelet Award for Independent and Adjunct Scholars
Deadline for submission: January 15, 2015
The Émilie Du Châtelet Award is an annual prize of $500 made by the Women's Caucus of ASECS to support research in progress by an independent or adjunct scholar on a feminist or Women's Studies subject. This prize is for scholars in non-tenure track positions. Send FIVE COPIES of eligible proposals.

ASECS Women’s Caucus Editing and Translation Fellowship
Deadline for submission: January 15, 2015
The ASECS Women’s Caucus Editing and Translation Fellowship is an annual award of $1000 to support an editing or a translation work in progress of an eighteenth-century primary text on a feminist or a Women’s Studies subject.Send FIVE COPIES of eligible proposals.

All Submissions for the these can be mailed to ASECS office:

PO Box 7867, Wake Forest University,
Winston-Salem, NC 27109;

or, emailed as a Word attachment:

More information on the prizes as well as other Women's Caucus opportunities (such as mentoring and the library exchange) can be found on their website:

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