Call for Submissions Transparent Eyeball Series Three

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society Transparent Eyeball blog https://emersonsociety.org/the-transparent-eyeball/ seeks mixed media submissions for Series Three.

We welcome submissions from undergraduate and graduate students, teachers, independent scholars, early career as well as established scholars, artists, activists, and the general public.

Submissions may include any combination of visual, audio, text-based material that engages with Emerson and the innumerable circles of conversation in which he participated and in which we continue to find him. We especially encourage submissions that in some way address Emerson and aesthetics, the visual arts, music, film, architecture, and/or soundscapes.

Submissions will be reviewed by members of the Ralph Waldo Emerson Society Media Committee and may be returned to applicants with suggested revisions. Please submit your Transparent Eyeball contributions to TheTransparentEyeballBlog@gmail.com — with the subject line “Series Three” – no later than 17 May 2021.

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Awards Announcements 2021

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces two awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson

*Research Grant*

Provides $1,000 to support scholarly work on Emerson. Preference given to junior scholars and graduate students. Submit a confidential letter of recommendation, and a carefully crafted 1-2-page single-spaced project proposal, including a description of expenses, by May 16, 2021.

*Pedagogy or Community Project Award*

Provides $1,000 to support projects designed to bring Emerson to a non-academic audience. Submit a confidential letter of recommendation and a carefully crafted 1-2-page single-spaced project proposal, including a description of expenses, by May 16, 2021.

All proposals will be evaluated based on clarity, originality, and relevance to the award or grant.

Please send proposals to Kristina West (kristina.west@btopenworld.com) and Austin Bailey (abailey2@gradcenter.cuny.edu). Award recipients must become members of the Society; membership applications are available at http://www.emersonsociety.org