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Prize Awards

The ACLA awards eight annual prizes:

The A. Owen Aldridge Prize

An annual paper competition for graduate students.

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The Charles Bernheimer Prize

An annual prize awarded for an outstanding dissertation in comparative literature.

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The Horst Frenz Prize

Awarded for an outstanding paper by a graduate student at the ACLA Annual Meeting.

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The Harry Levin Prize

Annually awarded, respectively, to the best first book in comparative literature.

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The René Wellek Prize

Annually awarded, respectively, to the best book overall in comparative literature.

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The Presidential Master's Prize

Awarded to a thesis, report or substantial essay by a Master's student.

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The Presidential Undergraduate Prize

Awarded to a substantial essay written by an undergraduate.

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The Helen Tartar First Book Subvention Award

Awarded to ACLA-member authors who require subventions to ensure publication of their first books.

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