Awards Announcements 2019

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 2019) or the
Thoreau Society Annual Gathering (July 2019). Submit a 300-word abstract to David
Greenham (david.greenham@uwe.ac.uk) by January 11, 2019. Abstracts should
address the 2019 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, 2019.

*Pedagogy or Community Project Award*
Provides up to $500 to support projects designed to bring Emerson to a nonacademic
audience. Submit a confidential letter of recommendation, and a 1-2-page
project proposal, including a description of expenses, by April 1, 2019.

*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, 2019.

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/membership

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