Call for Nominations for The 2017 Current-Garcia Distinguished Scholar Award

The Association of College English Teachers of Alabama
(ACETA) 
issues a Call for Nominations:

The 2017 Eugene Current-Garcia Distinguished Scholar Award

Deadline (Postmark or Email): November 14, 2016

ACETA solicits nominations for the 2017 Eugene Current-Garcia Award for Distinction in Literary Scholarship.  This award is made annually to a living, outstanding literary scholar who is from Alabama or has worked primarily in Alabama or has focused mainly on Alabama writers.

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Call for Papers for The 2017 Mary Evelyn McMillan Undergraduate Writing Award

The Association of College English Teachers of Alabama
(ACETA) 
issues a Call for Papers:

The 2017 Mary Evelyn McMillan Undergraduate Writing Award

Deadline (Postmark or Email): November 14, 2016

The McMillan Award is presented annually to the undergraduate student at an Alabama college or university whose informal essay is judged most outstanding by a panel of judges chosen by ACETA.

Requirements

  • The essay must have been written for a class taken during the current or previous academic year.

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Call for Papers for the 2017 Calvert and Woodall Awards

The Association of College English Teachers of Alabama (ACETA) issues a Call for Papers

 The 2017 William J. Calvert Award
for a paper on any scholarly or theoretical topic in English studies

and

The 2017 James Woodall Award
for a paper on any pedagogical topic in English studies

Deadline (Postmark or Email): January 17, 2017

College English teachers and graduate students may submit papers for one or both of the competitions.  The writer’s name, along with the title of the essay and the writer’s institutional affiliation, should appear on a cover sheet but not on the paper itself.  Papers may not have been previously read or published.  Continue reading