CAAS Prizes

CAAS awards two annual prizes:
  • The Ernest Redekop prize for best article published in the previous year in the Canadian Review of American Studies.
  • The Robert K. Martin prize for best book published by a CAAS member in the previous calendar year.

The Robert K. Martin prize is awarded to the best book published by a CAAS member in the previous calendar year. CAAS is now accepting nominations for the Robert K. Martin prize for best book published in the 2019 and 2020 calendar years. We will select two winners: one for each year. The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2021. All submissions should be sent directly to:

Jennifer Harris (Robert K. Martin Prize Committee Chair)
English Language and Literature
200 University Avenue West
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1

Tel: (519) 888-4567 ext. 36803

We require 3 paper copies of book submissions; please email Jennifer Harris (jennifer.harris@uwaterloo.ca) to confirm details of your nomination for the Martin prize prior to sending the books.

2019 Winners

Ernest Redekop Essay Prize Winner & Honourable Mentions

2018 Winners

Robert K. Martin Book Prize Winner & Honourable Mentions

Ernest Redekop Essay Prize Winner & Honourable Mentions

2017 Winners

Robert K. Martin Book Prize Winner & Honourable Mentions

Ernest Redekop Essay Prize Winner & Honourable Mentions

2016 Winners

Robert K. Martin Book Prize Winner & Honourable Mentions

Ernest Redekop Essay Prize Winner & Honourable Mentions

2015 Winners

Robert K. Martin Book Prize Winner

Ernest Redekop Essay Prize Winner

2014 Winners

Robert K. Martin Book Prize Winner

Ernest Redekop Essay Prize Winner

2013 Winners

Robert K. Martin Book Prize Winner

Ernest Redekop Essay Prize Winner

2012 Winners

Robert K. Martin Book Prize Winner

Ernest Redekop Essay Prize Winner

2011 Winners

Robert K. Martin Book Prize Co-Winners

Ernest Redekop Essay Prize Winner

2010 Winners

Robert K. Martin Book Prize Winner

Ernest Redekop Essay Prize Winner