Call for Submissions for the SHEAR Dissertation Prize
Dissertations successfully defended in calendar years 2017 and 2018 are eligible. To submit, please first send the dissertation table of contents, introduction, sample chapter, and a current CV to:
Robert Lockhart, Senior Editor
University of Pennsylvania Press
3905 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 Email submissions are also accepted: firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for submission of preliminary materials is February 1, 2019.
The prize committee will then invite finalists to send complete dissertations for consideration, and the winner will be announced at SHEAR’s annual conference in July, where a workshop with the prize committee will also be held. The author will receive a publishing contract, and the manuscript will be published as a volume in the book series Early American Studies, co-sponsored by the McNeil Center for Early American Studies and the University of Pennsylvania Press.
17 December 2018