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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.
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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
NEW! RSAP proudly announces two prizes for scholarship in American periodicals:
The ProQuest and RSAP $1000 Article Prize
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 28, 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
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
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,
(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, 2010.
New deadline for the Proquest/RSAP article prize: December 28, 2010.
for downloading are here:
Ellen Gruber Garvey, Website Editor, RSAP
E-Mail: ellengarvey at earthlink.net
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