Awards and Citations
Yael Levin was awarded joint first prize in the Adam Gillon Book Award in Conrad Studies for Joseph Conrad: Slow Modernism (OUP 2020) with Lissa Schneider, Jeffrey Mathis McCarthy, and John G. Peters (eds.) for Conrad and Nature (Routledge 2019). The second prize was awarded to Helen Chambers for Conrad’s Reading: Space, Time, Networks (Palgrave Macmillan 2018). Hugh Epstein was awarded third prize for Hardy, Conrad and the Senses (Edinburgh 2019). John G. Peters received honourable mention for Conrad’s Drama: Contemporary Reviews and Observations (Brill/Rodopi 2019).
The Seal of Approval by the Committee of Scholarly Editions of the Modern Language Association of America has been awarded to A Set of Six (2021), edited by Allan H. Simmons and Michael Foster, with Introduction and Notes by Owen Knowles and Allan H. Simmons.
Professor Allan H. Simmons and Professor John G. Peters are the recipients of The Ian P. Watt Award for Lifetime Achievement in Conrad Studies. The citation issued by the Executive Committee of the Joseph Conrad Society of America is available here
Andrew Francis was awarded joint first prize in the Adam Gillon Book Award in Conrad Studies 2018 for Culture and Commerce in Conrad's Asian Fiction (CUP 2015), with Nidesh Lawtoo for Conrad’s Shadow (Michigan 2016). The third prize was awarded to Katherine Isobel Baxter and Robert Hampson, eds. for Conrad and Language (Edinburgh 2016).
Robert Hampson has been awarded the Ian P. Watt Prize for Excellence in Conrad Scholarship from the Joseph Conrad Society of America.
Robert Hampson has been awarded first prize in the Adam Gillon Book Award in Conrad Studies 2016 for Conrad's Secrets (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).
Jay Parker received the 2015 Bruce Harkness Young Scholar Award for his essay, '"He was one of us": Rortyan Liberal Ethnocentrism and Ironic Narrative Voice in Conrad's Lord Jim'.
The Shadow-Line (2013), edited by J. H. Stape and Allan Simmons, and Under Western Eyes (2013), edited by Roger Osborne and Paul Eggert, have been awarded the Seal of Approval by the MLA's Committee on Scholarly Editions.
Richard Niland's Conrad and History (Oxford 2010) has been awarded joint first prize in the Adam Gillon Book Award in Conrad Studies 2013. View the full citation at the Joseph Conrad Society of America Awards page.
Keith Carabine was awarded the 2011 Ian P. Watt Prize for Excellence in Conrad Scholarship from the Joseph Conrad Society of America. View full citation here.
Andrew Purssell received the 2011 Young Scholar of the Year Award from the Joseph Conrad Society of America: Joseph Conrad Today 37:1 (Spring 2012) announcement.