Welcome to the Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
Founded on 29 December 1989 at an inaugural meeting in Washington, D.C., The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society, Inc. is dedicated to fostering scholarship on and appreciation of the life and writings of one of America's greatest authors with about 200 members in eleven countries.
The Emerson Society announces four awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.
Graduate Student Paper Award
Provides up to $750 of travel support to present a paper on an Emerson Society panel at the American Literature Association Annual Conference (May 2014) or the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering (July 2014). Please submit a 300-word abstract to David Dowling (email@example.com) by December 20, 2013.