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 2011. The postmark deadline for submission is 17 March 2012.
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 2012 conference, “Geographies of Promise and Betrayal–Land and Place in US Studies” (Toronto, Ontario, 25-28 October 2012), sponsored by CAAS, York University, and the Centre for the Study of the United States, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. 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 by 17 March 2012 to:
Dr. Jason Haslam
President, Canadian Association for American Studies
Dept. of English, Dalhousie University
6135 University Ave.
PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Please also email Jason.Haslam@dal.ca 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.
Please forward to any colleagues who may be interested.