The Australian Society for French Studies and the Australian Journal of French Studies are pleased to announce the sixth annual co-sponsored ASFS/AJFS Postgraduate Essay Prize.
A prize of AU$500 will be awarded to the best article (4,000 to 6,000 words including notes) on any aspect of French Studies (except French Language Studies) by a postgraduate student. The winning essay will be published in the Australian Journal of French Studies.
- Entries are open to anyone enrolled in a Masters or PhD in an Australian or New Zealand university on the date of the submission deadline,
- All applicants must be members of the Society,
- Essays on any aspect of French and Francophone Studies (French language Studies) will be considered,
- Essays must be an original piece of work not already under consideration for publication elsewhere,
- Essays must not exceed 6,000 words and must be presented according to the AJFS Guidelines for Contributors,
- Essays must be anonymised and not include the candidate’s name, that of their supervisors or institution,
- Essays should be submitted to the Postgraduate Officer along with the submission form,
- A panel of 3 members of the Society will evaluate all applications. The panel members will be selected from institutions other than those at which the applicants are candidates, and
- All applicants will receive written feedback from the panel.
The following prizes will be awarded to the winner:
- Publication of the winning essay in Australian Journal of French Studies, subject to the journal’s refereeing,
- A certificate award at the annual ASFS conference, and
- A cash prize of AU$500 jointly awarded by the ASFS and AJFS.
Deadline for submissions : 30 June 2020.
Submissions and enquiries should be directed to ASFS’s Postgraduate Officer, Clara Sitbon (firstname.lastname@example.org).