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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 2015) or the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering (July 2015). Please submit a 300-word abstract to David Dowling ([log in to unmask]) by December 20, 2014.

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, 2015.

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, 2015.

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, 2015.

Send Research, Pedagogy/Community, and Subvention proposals to:
Noelle Baker ([log in to unmask]) and Kristin Boudreau ([log in to unmask])

Award recipients must become members of the Society; membership applications are available at http://www.emersonsociety.org

Kristin Boudreau
Paris Fletcher Distinguished Professor of Humanities
Head, Department of Humanities and Arts
Associate Dean for the Humanities and Arts
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 831-5246





Kristin Boudreau
Paris Fletcher Distinguished Professor of Humanities
Head, Department of Humanities and Arts
Associate Dean for the Humanities and Arts
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 831-5246