Congratulations ASFS Honorary Life Members Brian Nelson and Colin Nettelbeck

At the ASFS 2018 annual meeting at University of Western Australia (Perth) this year, two long time members of our organisation received honorary life memberships to mark our twenty-fifth anniversary. Congratulations to Professor Brian Nelson (Monash) and Professor Colin Nettelbeck (Melbourne)!

Professor Nelson was instrumental in founding ASFS in 1993, and both he and Professor Nettelbeck have made outstanding contributions to French Studies across their careers. We are honoured to have them amongst our members.

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Professor Brian Nelson

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Professor Colin Nettelbeck

ASFS/AJFS Postgraduate Prize CFP 2018

The Australian Society for French Studies and the Australian Journal of French Studies are pleased to announce the fourth annual co-sponsored ASFS/AJFS Postgraduate Prize.

A prize of $500 will be awarded for the best article (4,000-6,000 words inc. notes) by a postgraduate student on any aspect of French Studies (except French language studies). The prize will be awarded at the annual conference of ASFS in Perth in December 2018, and the winning article will be published in a ‘miscellaneous’ issue of AJFS.

Applicants must be enrolled in a research higher degree at an Australian university and be a member of ASFS. Previous prize recipients are not eligible to submit an article. Articles may be written in English or French and must be presented according to AJFS style guidelines (see http://online.liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/loi/ajfs or http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/australian-journal-french-studies/. They will be assessed by a joint ASFS/AJFS judging committee which may call upon relevant expertise in its deliberations.

The deadline for submissions for the inaugural prize is 31 July 2018. The winner will be announced in December 2018.

Submissions and enquiries relating to the ASFS/AJFS Postgraduate Prize should be directed to ASFS’s Postgraduate Officer, Sophie Patrick at sophie.patrick@une.edu.au.

ASFS/AJFS Postgraduate Prize

ASFS/AJFS POSTGRADUATE PRIZE

The Australian Society for French Studies and the Australian Journal of French Studies are pleased to announce a new co-sponsored ASFS/AJFS Postgraduate Prize.

A prize of $500 will be awarded for the best article (4,000-6,000 words inc. notes) by a postgraduate student on any aspect of French Studies (except French language studies). The prize will normally be awarded annually and the winning article will be published in a ‘miscellaneous’ issue of AJFS.

Applicants must be enrolled in a research higher degree at an Australian university and be a member of ASFS. Articles may be written in English or French and must be presented according to AJFS style guidelines (see the AJFS website at http://www.liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk). They will be assessed by a joint ASFS/AJFS judging committee which may call upon relevant expertise in its deliberations.

The deadline for submissions for the inaugural prize is Friday July 31, 2015. The winner will be announced in December 2015.

Submissions and enquiries relating to the ASFS/AJFS Postgraduate Prize should be directed to ASFS’s Secretary, Dr Tess Do dot@unimelb.edu.au.

Alistair Rolls (President, ASFS)

Brian Nelson (Editor, AJFS)