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September
8
2022

NACBS Announces Book Prize Shortlists for 2022

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In order to recognize the range of outstanding scholarship currently being produced in British Studies, this year the committees for the Snow and Stansky Book Prizes are announcing prize shortlists.

The winners of the prizes will be announced at the NACBS national conference in November.

The Snow committee has selected the following three books for the 2022 John Ben Snow Prize shortlist for the best book in British Studies dealing with the period prior to 1800:

Eleanor Hubbard, Englishmen at Sea: Labor and the Nation at the Dawn of Empire 1570-1630 (Yale University Press)

James Mulholland, Before the Raj: Writing in Early Anglophone India (Johns Hopkins University Press)

Keith Pluymers, No Wood, No Kingdom: Political Ecology in the English Atlantic (University of Pennsylvania Press)

The Stansky committee has selected the following four books for the 2022 Stansky Book Prize shortlist for the best book in British Studies dealing with the period since 1800:

Arunima Datta, Fleeting Agencies: A Social History of Indian Coolie Women in British Malaya (Cambridge University Press)

Catherine L. Evans, Unsound Empire: Civilization and Madness in Late-Victorian Law (Yale University Press) 

Elizabeth Carolyn Miller, Extraction Ecologies and the Literature of the Long Exhaustion (Princeton University Press)

Caroline Ritter, Imperial Encore: The Cultural Project of the Late British Empire (University of California Press)

Congratulations to these authors for their outstanding scholarship.

Best wishes,
John Ben Snow Book Prize Committee
Stansky Book Prize Committee
NACBS Executive

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The information pages for NACBS prizes, awards, and grants are now updated for the 2022 application season. 

  • John Ben Snow Prize – for the best book by a North American scholar in any field of British Studies dealing with the period from the Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Stansky Book Prize – for the best book published anywhere by a North American scholar on any aspect of British studies since 1800.
  • Walter D. Love Prize – for the best article or paper of similar length or scope by a North American scholar in the field of British history.
  • Judith R. Walkowitz Prize – for the best published article on issues relating to gender and sexuality in British culture.
  • NACBS Undergraduate Essay Contest – for the best essays on British topics submitted by undergraduates studying in American and Canadian universities
  • NACBS M.A. Essay Prize – for the best piece of original research produced by a student in a “stand-alone” M.A. program at a university or college in the U.S. or Canada.
  • NACBS Pre-Dissertation Grants – awarded to Ph.D. candidates to pursue preliminary research on potential dissertation-length studies related to any topic in British (including Scottish, Irish, and Imperial) history or British Studies.
  • NACBS Dissertation Fellowship – awarded to support dissertation research in the British Isles on any topic of British (including Scottish, Irish and Imperial) history or British Studies.
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March
20
2018

NACBS Pre-Dissertation and Dissertation Fellowship Prizes

Posted by rdaily under prizes | Tags: dissertation, pre-dissertation | 0 Comments

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The deadline for both fellowships is April 1st.

 

For more information on the NACBS Pre-Dissertation fellowship click here.

For more information on the NACBS Dissertation Fellowship click here.

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