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Research resources on American periodicals
 

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RSAP: Research Society for American Periodicals


The RSAP is an interdisciplinary organization of scholars interested in American magazines and newspapers. It publishes the journal American Periodicals, sponsors panels at the annual meeting of the American Literature Association, and has a free moderated discussion list, which you may join from this site.
 Become a member of  RSAP by subscribing to American Periodicals.

This website offers the
Research Resource page, an invaluable resource of scanned 19th, 20th, and 21st century periodicals and resources for teaching about and researching them.

Research resources on American periodicals .

NEW! RSAP proudly announces two prizes for scholarship in American periodicals:
The ProQuest and RSAP $1000 Article Prize

For the best article on American periodicals by a pre-tenure or independent scholar published in (or accepted for publication in) a peer-reviewed academic journal from January 1, 2010 to December 2010. The annual prize will be awarded at the American Literature Association (ALA) conference in Boston, May 26-29, 2011. Articles will be judged by a blind peer review of three scholars chosen by the RSAP Advisory Board. Applicants should submit  
a registration form and THREE hard copies of their articles, with identifying references and title removed to Kathleen Diffley at Department of English, University of Iowa, 310 English-Philosophy Bldg. Iowa City, IA  52242-1492 by December 15, 2010. The winner and two honorable mentions will be notified by January 15, 2011 and featured as panelists on an RSAP-sponsored distinguished papers panel at ALA.

The EBSCOHost and RSAP $1,500 Book Prize 

deadline extended
For the best single-authored monograph on American periodicals by a pre-tenure, senior, or independent scholar published by an academic press during 2010. (Books published during 2009 that were not submitted to our last competition may also be considered.)
Books will be judged by a peer review of three scholars chosen by the RSAP Advisory Board. Applicants should submit a registration form and THREE hard copies of their book to Craig Monk, Office of the Dean of Arts and Science, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive West, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, T1K 3M4 by December 25, 2010. (December applicants should fax the application ahead of their books, to hold the applicant's place for the book to arrive.) The winner and two honorable mentions will be notified by February 1, 2011 and recognized at an RSAP-sponsored panel/event at ALA. Applicants to the EBSCOhost-RSAP prize must be current members of RSAP when they submit their books.  The prize will be awarded at the American Literature Association (ALA) conference in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

Applicants for either prize must be current members of RSAP when they submit their work.  Become a member of  RSAP by subscribing to American Periodicals.

Note new deadline for the EBSCOHost/RSAP Book Prize: December 25.


Flyers for downloading are here:

EBSCOHost /RSAP Book Prize

 

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Contact information:
Ellen Gruber Garvey, Website Editor, RSAP

E-Mail: ellengarvey at earthlink.net

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