The Arthur Miller Centre Prizes 2018
The Arthur Miller Centre Prize for Best Journal Length Article
The Arthur Miller Centre Prize of £500 is awarded for the best journal length article on any American Studies topic by a United Kingdom citizen based at home or abroad or by a non-UK citizen who publishes their essay in a United Kingdom journal, providing that the entrant is a member of the British Association of American Studies in the year of submission.
Submissions, including the article and publications details, should be e-mailed to Emma Long at Emma.Long@uea.ac.uk or, if preferred, three hard copies should be mailed to the address below.
Deadline: 5 January 2018
The Arthur Miller Centre First Book Prize
The Arthur Miller Centre First Book Prize of £500 is awarded for the best first book on any American Studies topic in the preceding calendar year by a United Kingdom citizen based at home or abroad or by a non-UK citizen who publishes a book, providing that the entrant is a member of the British Association of American Studies in the year of submission.
Books submitted for consideration for the BAAS book prize are ineligible for consideration for the Arthur Miller Centre First Book Prize.
Those interested in entering a book for consideration should submit four copies, including publication details, to:
Dr Emma Long (Miller Centre Prize Committee)
University of East Anglia
Norwich, NR4 7TJ
Please note that books should arrive no later than 5 January 2018. Books received after this date will not be considered.
For more details about these awards, please contact Emma Long at Emma.Long@uea.ac.uk.
The Awarding Committee includes a representative from the American Studies Sector at UEA and a BAAS committee member.
The winner of the Arthur Miller Centre Prizes for 2017 were:
Arthur Miller Centre Book Prize
Dr J. Michelle Coghlan, University of Manchester
Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth Century (Edinburgh University Press, 2016)
Arthur Miller Centre Essay Prize
Professor Maria Lauret, University of Sussex
‘Americanization Now and Then: The “Nation of Immigrants” in the Early Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries’
Arthur Miller Centre Essay Prize – Honourable Mention
Dr Nicholas Grant, University of East Anglia
‘The National Council of Negro Women and South Africa: Black Internationalism, Motherhood, and the Cold War’
The Awarding Committee includes a representative from the American Studies Sector at UEA and the Chair of BAAS. In years which include an entry from a member of the UEA faculty, a past winner or BAAS Chair will be invited to take the place of the UEA representative. The winner will be announced at the British Association for American Studies’s annual conference. The Awarding Committee is unable to notify unsuccessful applicants or to return copies of articles submitted for consideration.
BAAS is committed to promoting best practice in matters of equality and diversity, and will be attentive to issues of equality and diversity when judging applications.