SSAWW 2015 Legacy Best Paper Contest Results

SSAWW 2015 Legacy Best Paper Contest Results

Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers is happy to announce the results of the SSAWW 2015 Best Paper Contest, acknowledging the strongest papers presented at the SSAWW Conference in Philadelphia in 2015. 

Winner-General Category

Christa Holm Vogelius, University of Copenhagen

“Margaret Fuller’s Transnational Imagination”

Winner—Student Category

Joshua Bartlett, SUNY University at Albany

“‘the groundless Gulph…the raging Sea’: Littoral Spaces and Liminal Persons in Phillis Wheatley’s ‘On Messrs Hussey and Coffin’”

Honorable Mention—General Category

Jacqueline Emery, SUNY College at Old Westbury

“‘Newspaper Making Isn’t Play’: Native American Women Editors and the Hallaquah

Honorable Mention—Student Category

Nathaniel Windon, Pennsylvania State University

“‘Why I look so disappointed’: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps’s Afterlife Fictions”

These papers represent some of the best work being done in the field, and we heartily congratulate those listed here. We thank all the contestants for sharing their work with us and participating in the process.