ANN: NCSA Article and Emerging Scholars Prizes for 2018

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Nineteeth Century Studies Association
Deadline: Jul 1, 2017

The July 1 submission deadline for both the NCSA Article Prize and 
Emerging Scholars Award is approaching.

Information can be found below and on the NCSA website:

The 2018 Article Prize recognizes excellence in scholarly studies from 
any discipline on any aspect of the long 19th century. The winner will 
receive $500, presented at the Annual NCSA Conference in 2018. Entries 
can be from any discipline and must be published in English or with an 
English translation; interdisciplinary essays are especially 
encouraged. Articles that appeared in print in a journal or edited 
collection between 7/1/16 and 6/30/17 are eligible; if the work 
appeared within those dates it is also eligible even if the date of 
publication is noted differently.Deadline: July 1, 2017.

Send a PDF file or link, including the publication’s name/volume/date, 
to the committee chair, Dr. Laura White, at All 
submissions will be acknowledged; queries should be addressed to Dr. 
White at the same address. Further information is available at

The 2018 Emerging Scholars Award: The work of emerging scholars 
represents the promise and long-term future of interdisciplinary 
scholarship in nineteenth century studies. In recognition of the 
excellent publications of this constituency of emerging scholars, this 
award recognizes an outstanding article or essay published within six 
years of the author’s doctorate or other terminal professional degree. 
Entrants must have less than seven years of experience either in an 
academic career, or as a post-terminal-degree independent scholar or 
practicing professional. The winning article will be selected by a 
committee of nineteenth-century scholars representing diverse 
disciplines. The winner will receive $500 to be presented at the annual 
NCSA Conference in 2018. Applicants are encouraged to attend the 
conference at which the prize will be awarded.

Entries can be from any discipline and may focus on any aspect of the 
long nineteenth century (the French Revolution to World War I), must be 
published in English or be accompanied by an English translation, and 
must be by a single author. Submission of essays that are 
interdisciplinary is especially encouraged. Articles that appeared in 
print in a journal or edited collection between July 1, 2016 and June 
30, 2017 are eligible for the 2018 Emerging Scholar Award; if the date 
of publication does not fall within that span but the work appeared 
between those dates, then it is eligible. Essays published in online, 
peer-reviewed journals are considered to be "in print" and are thus 

Send a PDF of electronically published articles/essays to the committee 
chair, Professor Caroline McCracken-Flesher, at Address 
all questions to Dr. Caroline McCracken-Flesher at the same email 
address. Please note that applicants must verify date of actual 
publication for eligibility. Articles submitted to the NCSA Article 
Prize competition are ineligible for the Emerging Scholars Award; one 
entry per scholar is allowed annually.