Ralph Waldo Emerson Society -- Award Announcement

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Type: 
Fellowship
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Literature, Philosophy

**Awards Announcements** 2016
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 2016) or the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering (July 2016). Please submit a 300-word abstract to Roger Thompson (roger.thompson@stonybrook.edu) by December 20, 2015.


*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, 2016.


*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, 2016.


*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, 2016.


Send Research, Pedagogy/Community, and Subvention proposals to: Susan Dunston (sdunston@nmt.edu) and Prentiss Clark (Prentiss.Clark@usd.edu). Award recipients must become members of the Society; membership applications are available at http://www.emersonsociety.org

Contact Info: 

Prentiss Clark

Assistant Professor 

Department of English

The University of South Dakota

414 E. Cherry St.

Vermillion, SD 57069

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