Young Scholar Prize

William James Society

The William James Society (WJS) announces its Young Scholar Prize for the scholar (pre-PhD or within five years of the PhD) who submits the essay that best explores the thought of William James.

The prize includes the opportunity to read the paper during the WJS session at the 2021 meeting of the American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division; $600 to subsidize travel; and publication in William James Studies.

For guidelines, see Past recipients of the Young Scholar Prize are not eligible to submit. Submissions must be new work not under consideration elsewhere. Send submissions to by August 30th.

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August 30, 2020