Call for Submissions: 2017 WCML Awards

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

The 2017 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 2016 and September 2017.

Please send submissions to Michelle Massé, Interim Vice Provost of Graduate Studies, Louisiana State University, at mmasse@lsu.edu.

Please note that applicants must be members of the Women’s Caucus.
Deadline for submission: December 11, 2017.


The 2017 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 your CV, the title of the MLA session in which you are scheduled to present, and the abstract for your presentation to Michelle Massé, Interim Vice Provost of Graduate Studies, Louisiana State University, at mmasse@lsu.edu.

Please note that applicants must be members of the Women’s Caucus.
Deadline for submission: December 11, 2017.

For further information about these awards and about the Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages, including membership, visit our website.

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