2020 Emerson Society Awards

Date: 
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Online
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society awards 2020

Announcing the Ralph Waldo Emerson Society Awards 2020

*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 2020) or the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering (July 2020). Submit a 300-word abstract to David Greenham by January 10, 2020. Abstracts should address the 2020 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, 2020.

*Pedagogy or Community Project Award*

Provides up to $500 to support projects designed to bring Emerson to a non-academic audience. Submit a confidential letter of recommendation, and a 1-2-page project proposal, including a description of expenses, by April 1, 2020.

*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, 2020.

 Please send proposals to Prentiss Clark and Kristina West. Award recipients must become members of the Society; membership applications are available at emersonsociety.org