The Robert B. Partlow, Jr. Prize

Applications are invited for this award, named in honor of the original Secretary-Treasurer and one of the founding members of the Dickens Society. It may be in the form of EITHER one stipend of $500 OR two of $300 (if two recipients are chosen), and is intended to defray costs of attending this Dickens Symposium, in order to deliver a paper on any aspect of Dickens’s life or work. The registration fee and cost of the Dickens Dinner will also be waived.


Eligiblity is restricted to graduate students, independent scholars, and non-tenured faculty. Candidates should submit a CV and a completed paper of 20-minutes duration, to the Program Committee Chair, Sean Grass ( no later than 15 November 2017. Should the paper be of publishable quality, the Dickens Quarterly shall have first right of refusal.


In addition to the Partlow Prize, there will be a number of bursaries available. For more information, see the conference details here.