American Book Prize call (Canadian Association for American Studies)
The Canadian Association for American Studies is announcing the opening of this year's competition for the annual Robert K. Martin Prize for the best monograph written by a current member of CAAS. This year's prize will be for books published with a copyright date of 2012. The postmark deadline for submission is 22 March 2013.
All current members and those who join in advance of the deadline are eligible. Membership information can be found at our website.
The award will be announced at the 2013 CAAS-sponsored conference, "'Total Money Makeover': Culture and the Economization of Everything," (Waterloo, Ontario, 24-27 October 2013), organized by the University of Waterloo. See the conference CFP here. The recipient will also be congratulated in a future issue of the Canadian Review of American Studies, and their book cited on the CAAS webpage (for a list of recent winners of our prizes, see here.)
Members who wish to be considered for the award should forward three copies of their book postmarked by 22 March 2013 to:
Dr. Jennifer Harris
President, Canadian Association for American Studies
Department Of English Language and Literature
University of Waterloo
Hagey Hall of Humanities Building
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada