[Msa-discuss] Reminder: ProQuest / RSAP Article Prize (16 December deadline)
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Wed Dec 7 13:22:07 EST 2011
Please announce --
Last call! There's still time for submissions for the ProQuest /
Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) $1000 Article Prize for
the best article on American periodicals by a pre-tenure or independent
scholar published in a peer-reviewed academic journal with a publication
date during 2011. Two runners up will receive $500 each from RSAP.
Deadline for submissions is December 16, 2011.
The Prize will be awarded at the American Literature Association
conference in San Francisco, CA, held May 24-27, 2012. Articles will be
judged by a committee of three scholars appointed by the RSAP Advisory
Board. The winner and two runners up will be notified by the end of
January 2012 and will be featured as panelists on an RSAP-sponsored
panel at ALA. Winners must agree to register for and attend ALA 2012
Applicants are invited to submit an electronic copy of their articles
together with our downloadable registration form available at
http://www.periodicalresearch.org/?page_id=20 . All copies should be
formatted for blind review and thus without identifying references or
Applicants for the ProQuest-RSAP Article Prize must be current members
of RSAP when they submit their work; information on membership is
available at http://americanperiodicals.osu.edu/ .
Send submissions in .doc, .docx, or PDF format to the committee’s chair,
Eric Gardner at gardner(at)svsu.edu .
RSAP encourages submissions from individual authors as well as from
journal editors. Submissions are not limited to work utilizing
The 2010 winner was Sari Edelstein, “'Metamorphosis of the Newsboy’:
E.D.E.N. Southworth’s /The Hidden Hand/ and the Antebellum Story-Paper,”
published in /Studies in American Fiction/. Honorable mention went to
Isadora Anderson Helfgott, "Art in Life: Fashioning Political Ideology
Through Visual Culture in Mid-Century America," /American Periodicals/
and Nadia Nurhussein, "'On Flow'ry Beds of Ease': Paul Laurence Dunbar
and the Cultivation of Dialect Poetry in the /Century," American
The 2009 winner was Amanda Gailey, "Walt Whitman and the King of
Bohemia: The Poet in the Saturday Press," published in /The Walt Whitman
Quarterly Review/. Honorable mention went to Christine Helbo's
"Industrial and Picturesque Narrative: Helen Hunt Jackson's California
Travel Writing for /The Century Magazine/," in /American Literary
Realism, /and Cynthia Patterson, "'Illustration of a Picture':
Nineteenth-Century Writers and the Philadelphia Pictorials," published
in /American Periodicals./
Questions can be addressed to Eric Gardner at gardner(at)svsu.edu .
Dr. Eric Gardner
Professor of English at Saginaw Valley State University
989.964.4037 / gardner(at)svsu.edu
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