ProQuest / RSAP Article Prize

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Research Society for American Periodicals
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ProQuest and the Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announce a $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 . All copies should be formatted for blind review and thus without identifying references or title.  

Applicants for the ProQuest-RSAP Article Prize must be current members of RSAP when they submit their work; information on membership is available at . Send submissions in .doc, .docx, or .pdf to the committee's chair, Eric Gardner at gardner(at) .

RSAP encourages submissions from individual authors as well as from journal editors. Submissions are not limited to work utilizing electronic databases.

Questions can be addressed to Eric Gardner at gardner(at) .