Proquest/RSAP Essay Prize, essays due December 13
Proquest and the Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announce the 5th 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 2013. Two runners up will receive $500 each. Articles will be judged by a committee of three scholars appointed by the RSAP Advisory Board.
The fifth annual ProQuest-RSAP Article Prize will be awarded at the American Literature Association (ALA) conference in Washington, DC, May 22-25, 2014. The winner and two runners up will be notified by the end of January 2014 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
with a contest registration form available at the RSAP website, http://www.periodicalresearch.org. Please send the article and registration form to the committee's chair, Bill Hardwig at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Deadline: December 13, 2013
Questions & Submissions? Contact Prize Committee Chair, Bill Hardwig, at email@example.com.