Call for Submissions - Moseley Student Paper Award

Graduate student presenters at the Nashville meeting may submit their revised conference paper to the Edward H. Moseley Student Paper Award competition.

The deadline to submit to the committee is Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by 5pm EST. Submissions must not be longer than 25 pages, including bibliography, endnotes and/or footnotes.

The Executive Committee of SECOLAS grants the three finalists the Richmond Brown Award for Graduate Student Scholarship. This small award will cover your annual membership dues, registration fees, and banquet ticket for SECOLAS’ annual meeting in Oaxaca, Mexico in spring 2019, during which the winner of the Moseley Award will be announced.

SECOLAS is unable to offer travel grants.

You may submit your conference paper to the following committee members:

Michael Pisani (2018) (Chair)
Department of Management
Central Michigan University

Melissa Birkhofer (2019)
Department of English
Western Carolina University

Joe Lenti (2020)
Department of History
Eastern Washington University

Awards season is here!

Awards season has arrived!
Check out two of our annual awards given out to SECOLAS members in recognition of their scholarship, namely the Alfred B. Thomas Book Award and the Sturgis Leavitt Award for Best Article.
1. Do I have to be a member of SECOLAS to submit?


Yes. You must be a member in good standing in the year the award is given (2018). In addition, for the Thomas Book award, you must have been a SECOLAS member for the previous two calendar years (2016 and 2017). For the Leavitt Award, you must have been a member in the year your article or book chapter was published (2017).


2. Do I need to attend the annual meeting to receive the award?


No, but you will be sorely missed.


3. When is the deadline?


Thomas Book Award – have the publisher get a copy of your book to each member of the committee by Friday, January 12, 2018.


Sturgis Leavitt Award – send a pdf copy of your 2017 publication to each member of the committee by Friday, January 12, 2018.

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