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M. NourbeSe Philip

Born in Tobago, M. NOURBESE PHILIP is an unembedded poet, essayist, novelist, playwright and public intellectual who lives in the spacetime of Toronto. Her published works include the seminal She Tries Her Tongue;Her Silence Softly Breaks; the speculative quest narrative in prose and poetry Looking for Livingstone: An Odyssey of Silence; the young-adult novel Harriet’s Daughter; the play Coups and Calypsos; and the epic, book-length poem Zong! She has authored four collections of essays, the most recent of which is BlanK. Her fellowships include Guggenheim, McDowell, and Rockefeller. Among her awards are the Pushcart Prize… Read More »M. NourbeSe Philip

Elections Results

Congratulations to the following new Executive Board Members. The new term begins July 1, 2024. Details on continuing Board members can be found on the Elections Results page.

Treasurer Search

The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is searching for a Treasurer to begin a three-year term on 1 July 2025. The Treasurer is an Appointed Officer & Member of the Executive Board. Deadline: April 30, 2024. More info here!

SECC Editor Search

The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies announces the search for the Editor-in-Chief of its journal for emerging research: Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture. Deadline for applications: April 30, 2024. More info here!

Janet Hammond Wins A.C. Elias Travel Fellowship

The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) has awarded the A.C. Elias Irish American Research Travel Fellowship for 2024 to Janet Hammond. The fellowship will assist Ms. Hammond with research on her Ph.D. dissertation at George Mason University in Virginia.