Proquest/RSAP Article Prize, December 14, 2012

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Research Society of American Periodicals
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Proquest and the Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announce the 4th annual $1000 article prize.

The prize will be awarded 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 2012. Two runners up will receive $500 each.
The fourth annual ProQuest-RSAP Article Prize will be awarded at the American Literature Association (ALA) conference in Boston, MA, May 23-26, 2013. 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 2013 and will be featured as panelists on an RSAP-sponsored distinguished papers panel at ALA.
Applicants are invited to submit electronic copies of their articles together with a contest registration form available at the RSAP website, Please send the article and registration form to the committee's chair, Bill Hardwig . Documents should be sent in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.
All copies must 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.

Deadline: December 14, 2012

Questions & Submissions? Contact Prize Committee Chair, Bill Hardwig, at