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ASECS 2023 Election Reminder

ASECS 2023 Election Reminder: The deadline to vote for Executive Board members is Tuesday, May 23, 11:59pm ET. Thank you so much to everyone who has already voted! If you haven’t yet voted, you can find information about the elections, including candidate statements and the voting link, on our (new!) website: ASECS Election Information. 

ASECS 2023 Elections May 9-23

Voting for the delayed Executive Board elections will be held May 9-23, 2023.  Use this link to log in, using your member credentials: 2023 ASECS Elections. You can retrieve your log in information or reset your password by logging in to your profile here: ASECS Membership. Note that only members in good standing (i.e. membership dues are up to date) may vote. 

ECCO to re-OCR 1M pages

Gale-Cengage will re-OCR around a million pages of ECCO to improve pages that are either: particularly poor; particularly commonly used; works by women or minority authors. This should significantly improve the experience for any researcher that uses ECCO. See this blog for more information: Optical Character Recognition Improvement. Other inquiries can be sent to

Program and App for #ASECS2023

Our 53rd Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch in St. Louis, MO, is next week, March 9-11, 2023! Conference Agenda Like last year, ASECS will not be providing a printed program book. The most recent agenda is available via a downloadable PDF or the mobile app. o Go to the Annual Meeting webpage for the most recent version of the program. o To access the mobile app (meeting code 2023ASECS), follow these instructions: Already have the ASECS Annual Meeting app downloaded on your device? If you still have the ASECS mobile app… Read More »Program and App for #ASECS2023

Need to know before you go!

Thank you for registering for the ASECS 2023 Annual Meeting, March 9 – 11, 2023, in St. Louis, MO at the Hyatt Regency St Louis At the Arch. Please review the following information to make your conference experience as seamless as possible. Health and Safety ASECS understands vaccine and mask mandates have been lifted in many areas. However, as a reminder during registration, you agreed to follow the ASECS Health and Safety Protocols at this year’s conference. You may find up-to-date COVID-19 information for the region here: COVID-19 Data Dashboard Missouri Venue Information Hyatt Regency… Read More »Need to know before you go!

Like ECCO? Find More 18th-Century Archives

Are you looking for ways to enrich eighteenth-century studies with resources that support equitable, diverse, and inclusive research? Gale helps you connect students and faculty to primary sources that share unique insights into women’s rights, racial inequalities, and more. All ASECS members have access to Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO), Gale’s premier archive for advanced study of the eighteenth century, but no one archive can fully cover a hundred years of history and discourse. Find more collections that provide access to rare eighteenth-century content across geographies, media sources, and diverse perspectives. Visit Gale during #ASECS… Read More »Like ECCO? Find More 18th-Century Archives

Conference Registration Open ASECS 2023!

9 December 2022 Dear colleagues, Conference registration for the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is open! You can find rates and further information on how to register under the Annual Meeting menu; here is the direct link: Rates and Registration. We have a variety of pre-conference activities on Wednesday, March 8 to get you started: · Art at SLAM! Make sure you sign up for the St. Louis Art Museum’s sponsored events for ASECS members. · Attend the CRT and LGBTQ+ Teach-In for Supporting Marginalized Scholars. · Join the Theater… Read More »Conference Registration Open ASECS 2023!

Louis Gottschalk Prize Information

The Louis Gottschalk Prize recognizes an outstanding historical or critical study on the eighteenth century and carries an award of $1,000. Submissions are due Nov. 15, 2022. Please see more information on the prize page: Louis Gottschalk Prize