CAAS prizes

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 →

Update: Preliminary Conference Program, now with Dancing!

Update (12 Sept 5:16 p.m.): new program has been posted, with Banquet and Dance Party added! You can find a link to the preliminary conference program on our main site, www.american-studies.ca.  Please note that some changes are still possible. (Also, we should note there were some technical problems with the conference website, but these have been fixed.  Over the coming… Read more →

Robert K. Martin book prize: call for submissions

The Canadian Association for American Studies announces 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… Read more →