All ASECS members who are resident in North America, and all members of the Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society, who are resident in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland are eligible to travel to support documentary scholarship on primary sources in Ireland in the period 1691-1800.
by American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
This annual award supports research in progress by an independent or adjunct scholar on a feminist or Women’s Studies subject. Projects must advance understanding of women’s experiences and/or contributions to 18thC culture or offer a feminist analysis of any aspect of 18thC culture and/or society.
This award is made by the Women’s Caucus of ASECS for the best graduate student paper on a feminist or Women’s Studies subject presented at the ASECS Annual Meeting or regional meetings during the academic year. In addition to special recognition, the prize carries a cash award of $350.
This award supports an outstanding study of some aspect of eighteenth-century culture, interesting to any eighteenth-century specialist, regardless of discipline. The article may be nominated by a member of the society, by its author, or by an editor of the publishing journal.
The ASECS Women’s Caucus Editing and Translation Fellowship is an annual award to support an editing or translation work in progress of an 18thC primary text on a feminist or a Women’s Studies subject. Editing and translation work of 18thC texts in languages other than English are eligible.
To support documentary research in eighteenth-century English literature, by American based scholars. The fellowship is restricted to doctoral students at work on a dissertation in the field of eighteenth-century English literature.
If you will have presented a paper on an Americanist topic, broadly conceived, at ASECS or at an affiliate society’s conference in approximately the last year you may be able to enter the SEA Annual Essay Competition. See website for specific conferences and years.
Up to $300 for graduate students to attend the annual ASECS meeting where they are presenting a paper. Award recipients must be ABDs and Ph.Ds within a year of receiving their doctoral degree.
To encourage excellence in undergraduate teaching of the eighteenth century, ASECS invites proposals for a new approach to teaching a unit within a course on the eighteenth century, covering perhaps one to four weeks of instruction, or for an entire new course.
This 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.