CZASE is launching a new CZASE Book Award

CZASE Award for an outstanding research monograph

The award acknowledges outstanding achievement in scholarly research in the form of a published monograph for researchers in English studies at any stage of their career.

Frequency: CZASE conference years, 1 regular prize The first call for CZASE book award proposals will be open in 2024 for the CZASE conference in 2025.

Proposal deadline: Proposals must be sent no later than two months before the opening of the CZASE conference, accompanied by an electronic copy of the book, a link to the URL of the publication and its ISBN, and a brief CV which must contain the university affiliation, main field(s) of research, and previous publications. Upon request, hard copies should be provided.


  1. Applicants need to be members of CZASE (in multi-authored monographs at least one author must be a member of CZASE) for at least two years prior to application;

  2. the first edition of the monograph must be published no earlier than at the time of the preceding CZASE conference;

  3. members of the CZASE board and the inspection committee are excluded from receiving awards.


  • Novelty

  • Depth and breadth of the study, both theoretically and empirically

  • Relevance for further research in the field

  • Clarity (arguments are clearly presented; text is comprehensible to a broad audience)

Selection Committee and the process:

  • The selection committee consists of the members of the CZASE board, and international experts in the field are invited for review;

  • a proposal can be submitted by any member of CZASE;

  • monographs in the following fields are eligible:

    • English language and linguistics;

    • literatures in the English language;

    • cultural and area studies in English;

    • translation studies (involving the English language);

    • English language teaching methodology.