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Naomi Schor Memorial Award

The Naomi Schor Memorial award recognizes the best essay by a graduate student making a presentation at the annual meeting of the Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium. Graduate students wishing to be considered for the award must send a complete version of their talk as an RTF (Rich Text Format) attachment to Professor Corry Cropper at cropper[at] by 5:00 p.m. Central time on October 1 of each year. This should be the final version of the paper that will be read. Submissions may be in English or in French, however, those over the standard length (8-10 pages, double-spaced) will not be considered. The awards committee will evaluate the papers and the award will be announced at the Colloquium Banquet.

If you wish to donate funds for the award, please mail your contribution to:
Professor Corry Cropper
3134 JFSB
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602

Larry Schehr's Memorial Award

In remembrance of Larry Schehr's profound commitment to mentoring junior faculty, this prize recognizes the best essay presented at the NCFS Colloquium by an untenured PhD within the first 6 years since receiving the degree. Calls for papers can be found on the website of the upcoming colloquium. Note that submission are limited to 6,000 words, previous Schehr awared winners may not submit, and submission implies the presenter will attend the colloquium banquet where the prize will be awarded.
You may view the list of past award recipients by clicking here.

People wishing to make a contribution to this award should send a check made out to “Nineteenth-Century French Studies” and mail it to:
Professor Corry Cropper
3134 JFSB
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602

Nineteenth-Century French Studies Web sites

The Nineteenth-Century French Studies Association:
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La Société des études romantiques et dix-neuviémistes:
For information, please contact the American correspondant, Professor Nicolas Valazza (Indiana University) at: nvalazza[at]

La Société des Dix-Neuviémistes/The Society of Dix-Neuviémistes:
For the calls for papers for annual meetings, visit:

Information on nineteenth-century studies publications and issues are posted regularly on the NCFS friends page of Facebook, via Catherine Nesci's page.
Please contact: cnesci[at]

Hosting the Annual Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium

The annual conference is regularly scheduled for a period of three to four days during the second or third weekend in October. Geographically, the Colloquia Committee wishes to see the conference held in different regions throughout the United States and Canada.
If you are interested in hosting the Colloquium at your home institution, please check the NCFS website at:, and contact the Colloquia chairpersons for additional information:
Professor Andrea Goulet, Chairperson, NCFS Colloquia Committee, Department of Romance Languages, 521 Williams Hall, 255 S. 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305 or agoulet[at]
Professor Corry Cropper, Chairperson, NCFS Colloquia Committee, 3134 JFSB, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 or Cropper[at]