CFP: 2023-24 Charles S. Peirce Society Essay Prize

Submission deadline: August 15, 2023

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2023-24 Charles S. Peirce Society Essay Prize

Topic: Any topic on or related to the work of Charles Sanders Peirce.

Awards: $1000 cash prize + $500 to travel to the Eastern APA to present at the Society's next annual meeting; possible publication, subject to editorial revision, in the Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society.

Submission Deadline: August 15, 2023

Length: 10,000 words (max), including notes. The presentation of the winning submission at the annual meeting cannot exceed 30 minutes reading time.

Open to: Graduate students and recent PhDs (received after Fall 2013). Past winners of the contest are also ineligible. Joint submissions are allowed provided that all authors satisfy the eligibility requirements. Entries must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Advice to Entrants: The winning entry will make a genuine contribution to the literature on Peirce. Therefore, entrants should become familiar with the major currents of work on Peirce to date and take care to locate their views in relation to published material that bears directly on their topic.

Instructions: Submissions should be prepared for anonymous evaluation. Cover letter or email should include complete contact information, including mailing address and phone numbers, and a CV or statement showing that the entrant meets the eligibility requirements. Electronic submissions are preferred.  Submissions should be sent as email attachments (Microsoft Word documents or PDF files only) to Aaron B. Wilson, Executive Director of the C.S. Peirce Society: [email protected]. Please include "Peirce Essay Prize Submission" in the subject line of your email.

More Info: or email at [email protected]

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