CAAS prizes

2016 Robert K. Martin Prize for Best Book Winner & Honourable Mentions

On behalf of the Awards Committee of the Canadian Association for American Studies, I am pleased to announce that the winner of this year’s Robert K. Martin Prize for Best Book is Dr. Andrea Stone (Smith), for Black Well-Being: Health and Selfhood in Antebellum Black Literature (University Press of Florida, 2016). In this well-researched and lucid book, Stone examines how… Read more →

2016 Ernest Redekop Essay Prize Winner & Honourable Mentions

On behalf of the Awards Committee of the Canadian Association for American Studies, I am pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Ernest J. Redekop Prize, Dr. David Drysdale, for his essay, “Ridge’s Joaquin Murieta: Banditry, Counterinsurgency, and Colonial Power after Guadalupe-Hidalgo”. The committee members admired his well-written, meticulous examination of the cultural implications of the bandit in Joaquín… Read more →

Call for Submissions: Robert K. Martin Prize for Best Monograph (2016)

The Canadian Association for American Studies announces 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 2016. The postmark deadline for submission is 31 March, 2017. All current members and those who join in advance… Read more →

Call For Submissions: Robert K. Martin Prize for Best Monograph

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 2015. The postmark deadline for submission is 28 March 2016. All current members and those… Read more →

Robert K. Martin Book Prize!

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 2014.  The postmark deadline for submission is 27 March 2015. All current members and those… Read more →

Announcement: Robert K. Martin Book Prize

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 2013. The postmark deadline for submission is 23 March 2014. All current members and those… Read more →

CAAS Prizes Announcement

Hello everyone, It is with great pleasure that I announce this year’s winners of the Robert K. Martin Book Prize and the Ernest Redekop Essay Prize.  This is the second year for these annual prizes, and I think you’ll agree that we have another terrific group of winners and honourable mentions, and I hope you’ll join with me in congratulating… Read more →

2011 Robert K. Martin book prize: call for submissions (postmark deadline: 17 March 2012)

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… Read more →

A-conferencing we… went?

Well, my cunning plan to offer a live blog, twitter-feed, radio broadcast, and 3D-film of the conference was something less than a stunning success.  I blame it on all of the fascinating papers, the stimulating plenaries … and the dance party.  So, I thought I would blog a quick post-conference note to make up for it.   I saw too many… Read more →

CAAS Prizes Announcement

Hello everyone, It is with great pleasure that I announce this year’s winners for the Robert K. Martin Book Prize and the Ernest Redekop Essay Prize.  This is the inaugural year for these annual prizes, and we’ve started them with a stellar group of winners and honourable mentions, and I hope you’ll join with me in congratulating them all. Keep… Read more →