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Awards: Women’s Caucus of MLA (11.30.15)

The Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages welcomes submissions for its annual awards.

The 2015 Florence Howe Award

Each year, the Florence Howe Award for feminist scholarship recognizes two outstanding essays by feminist scholars, one from the field of English and one from a foreign language. Each recipient receives $250 and is honored at an event hosted by the Women’s Caucus at the annual MLA meeting.

To be eligible for consideration, essays of 6250-7500 words, written from a feminist perspective, must have been published in English between June 2014 and September 2015.

Please send submissions and inquiries to: Kirsten Christensen, Associate Professor of German, Department of Languages and Literatures, Pacific Lutheran University atkmc@plu.edu.

Please note that applicants must be members of the Women’s Caucus.

Deadline for submission: November 30, 2015. 

The 2015 Annette Kolodny Award

The Annette Kolodny Award is presented annually to a graduate student member of the Women’s Caucus who is scheduled to give a paper at the MLA.  The recipient receives $400 and is honored at an event hosted by the Women’s Caucus at the annual MLA meeting.

To apply, please send electronic copies of your CV and abstract, as well as the title of the MLA session in which you are scheduled to present, to: Kirsten Christensen, Associate Professor of German, Department of Languages and Literatures, Pacific Lutheran University at kmc@plu.edu.

Please note that applicants must be members of the Women’s Caucus.

Deadline for submission: November 30, 2015. 

For further information about these awards and about the Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages, including membership, go to:  http://www.wcml.org/

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