GRADUATE STUDENT CAUCUS
ASECS and affiliate societies present several graduate student prizes each year. The following list is culled from the ASECS website at http://asecs.press.jhu.edu/awards.html.
2011-12 Graduate Student Conference Paper Competition
The ASECS Executive Board will offer an award of $200 for the best paper presented by a graduate student at the ASECS Annual Meeting in San Antonio (please note that regional meetings do not qualify). Papers submitted for this award may be no longer than 2500 words plus notes. Papers exceeding this length will be disqualified. Entries must be sent via e-mail to the Business Office (email@example.com) no later than Monday, March 26, 2012.
Graduate Student Research Paper Award
Recognizes the pioneering research contributions of the next generation of scholars of eighteenth-century studies. This $200 award will recognize an outstanding research essay of 15-30 pages, which has not been previously published. Four (4) copies of the submission as well as a letter of endorsement from a mentoring professor, which outlines the originality and contributions that the essay makes to the field of eighteenth-century studies should be sent to: Byron R. Wells, Executive Director, ASECS, PO Box 7867, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27109. The deadline for applications is January 1, 2012 and the announcement of the winner will be made at the ASECS Annual Meeting in San Antonio.
Catharine Macaulay Prize Competition
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 deadline for submission is September 1, 2011. 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): firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Dora Wiebenson Graduate Student Prize
HECAA (Historians of Eighteenth-Century Art and Architecture) offers its Wiebenson Prize for the best graduate student paper presented during the previous calendar year at a scholarly conference or as a sponsored lecture. Honorable mention is an option for papers of distinction that do not win the prize. Winners must be HECAA members in good standing. Deadline for submissions is February 15th. Prize is awarded at the HECAA annual luncheon and business meeting at ASECS. Please contact Anne Schroder, HECAA President, for details.
The Ibero-American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (IASECS)
The Pilar Sáenz Annual Student Essay Prize is awarded to the best essay dealing with eighteenth-century Spain, Portugal or Ibero-America. The prize is open to graduate students enrolled in a North American university. Advanced undergraduate work could be considered provided it is accompanied by the recommendation of their professor. Students should submit, in one mailing, the following items: (1) three anonymous copies of their essay, typed, double spaced; no longer than 22 pages including notes, (2) a cover sheet indicating the title, and (3) a sealed envelope with the name of the author, the school name, address and e-mail address. The winner will receive: (1) $100.00, (2) a one-year subscription to the journal Dieciocho, and (3) a two-year membership in the IASECS. The revised version of the essay will be considered for publication in Dieciocho. All entries received between January 1st and December 31st will be considered for the following year’s prize. The IASECS Essay Prize Committee will announce the award at the ASECS annual meeting. Submissions for Annual Student Prize should be sent to: Professor Enid Valle, Attn: IASECS Annual Student Prize, Department of Romance Languages and Literature, 1200 Academy Street, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI 49006. The Student Travel Grant is awarded by IASECS and offers up to a maximum of $400 to graduate students from North American universities who will be presenting a paper focused on eighteenth-century Spain, Portugal, or Ibero-America, at the ASECS Annual Meeting. To inquire about availabilty of funds contact email@example.com. The funds will be granted and disbursed upon submission of receipts no later than two weeks after the national conference.
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