Graduate Students

Graduate Students

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The New Chaucer Society is now accepting applications for spots in the Graduate Student Workshop at the 2018 Congress in Toronto.

The Graduate Workshop is a day-long session for graduate students and recent PhDs attending the 2018 Congress. Current students and PhDs who earned their degrees on or after July 1, 2016 are welcome to apply. The Workshop is open to students with no formal training and limited experience with manuscripts. It will take place on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, to be followed by a reception Toronto’s Fisher Rare Books Library on the evening of Friday, July 13.

If you would like to attend the Workshop, please send an email to Kara Gaston ( along with a brief outline of your PhD topic and a short CV. Places will be given in preference to those who have NOT attended a Workshop before; please state in your email if you have attended a Workshop in the past. Those who have been offered a place on the Workshop are also eligible to apply for the Donald Howard Travel Scholarship. Please submit separate applications to both the Howard Scholarship and the Graduate Workshop.

The deadline for applications for both the Workshop and the Donald Howard Travel Scholarships is December 15, 2017. Applicants for the Workshop will be chosen and notified before the decisions about the Howard Scholarships are made.