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I’m pleased to announce that the Maine Women Writers Collection at the University of New England will again be sponsoring research grants to support visits to the collection in 2014-2015. Please see the call for applications here: http://www.une.edu/mwwc/research/research-support-grants-recipients
The grants are intended for faculty members, independent researchers, and graduate students at the dissertation stage who are actively pursuing research that requires, or would benefit from, access to the holdings of the Maine Women Writers Collection.
MWWC Research Support Grants range between $250 and $1000, and may be used for transportation, housing, and research-related expenses.
The deadline for applications is November 21, 2014.
FMI about the collection: http://www.une.edu/mwwc/collection
Please share this information with colleagues and graduate students who may not be a member of this list.
I’d be happy to answer any questions about the grant off-list, if you email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Associate Professor and Chair
Dept. of History and Political Science
University of Southern Maine
Grants and Prizes: The Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announces its $1000 Book Prize.
The prize will be awarded for the best monograph on American periodicals published by an academic press between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2014. Books will be judged by a peer review of three scholars chosen by the RSAP Advisory Board.
The Book Prize will be awarded at the American Literature Association (ALA) conference in Boston, MA, May 21-24, 2015. The winner and up to two honorable mentions will be notified by March 1, 2015 and will be recognized at an RSAP-sponsored reception at ALA.
Applicants, who must be current members of RSAP when they submit their books, should download and submit a completed registration form (http://www.periodicalresearch.org/?p=421) and THREE hard copies of their work by December 1, 2014 to:
010 Simpkins Hall
Department of English
Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL 61455
Please direct any questions to Book Prize Committee Chair, Timothy Helwig, at TW-Helwig at wiu dot edu.