Call for Applications: Colby Book Nominations

deadline for submissions: 
January 31, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
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Call for Applications: Colby Book Nominations

The Robert and Vineta Colby Prize is intended to honor original book-length scholarship about Victorian periodicals and newspapers, of the kind that Robert and Vineta Colby themselves produced during their careers. The annual prize is awarded to a book published during the preceding year that most advances our understanding of the nineteenth-century British press.

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Application materials are due on 31 January 2023. Applications can be submitted at this link:

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