The Society invites nominations of articles published in 2018 from editors of learned journals, editors or publishers of collected volumes, and heads of university departments. Authors may not self-nominate (though they may ask editors, publishers, or university departments to consider nominating them). To be eligible for nomination, authors must be within five years of obtaining their PhD when their article is published (in this instance anyone who received their PhD in or after 2012 but before the end of 2018). In addition, they must either have been registered for their PhD or worked since then in a Department of French/Modern Languages, or equivalent. Articles may be published anywhere in the world, but must be written in French or English.
Nominations should be submitted by email to Professor Bill Burgwinkle (firstname.lastname@example.org), together with a statement which includes full publication details of the article concerned and an indication of how the candidate satisfies the two criteria for eligibility specified above. Nominations should be accompanied by a PDF file of the article as it appears in print. Nominations not accompanied by a PDF file will not be valid.
The deadline for receipt of nominations for the 2018 Prize (including the article itself) is 31 January 2019. Entries may be submitted immediately.