Book Prize call for submissions (March 15)

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Canadian Association for American Studies
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The Canadian Association for American Studies would like to call for submissions for the first annual Robert K. Martin Prize for the best monograph written by a current member of the CAAS. This year's prize will be for books published with a copyright date of 2010. The postmark deadline for submission is 15 March 2011.

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 2011 conference, "The Aesthetics of Renewal" (Ottawa, Ontario, 3-6 November 2011), sponsored by CAAS and Carleton University's Centre for Research in American Studies. (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. (Please forward this call to any other colleagues who may be interested.)

Members who wish to be considered for the award should forward three copies of their book by 15 March 2011 to:

Dr. Jason Haslam
President, Canadian Association for American Studies
Dept. of English
Dalhousie University
6135 University Ave.
Halifax NS
B3H 4P9

Please also email with your intent to apply. We regret that books cannot be returned, but they will be made available to the review editor of the Canadian Review of American Studies for consideration for review.