Jack Rosenbalm Prize for Scholarship in American Humor
Awarded tor the best article on American humor by a pre-tenure scholar, graduate student, adjunct professor, or independent scholar published in (or accepted for publication in) a peer-reviewed academic journal. Articles published in 2013 are eligible for the inaugural award. Please submit by 12/15/2013 to: email@example.com
The award will be presented at the 2014 American Humor Studies Association Conference in New Orleans (December 4-7). Attendance is not mandatory, but encouraged.
Articles will be judged by a committee of three scholars appointed by the AHSA Board. The winner and two runners up will be notified by the end of March 2014. Articles will be judged by blind peer review.
Applicants are invited to submit an electronic copy (in .doc, .docx, or .pdf form) of their articles together with our the attached registration form to the committee’s chair: chair name and email.
All copies should be formatted for blind review and thus without identifying references or title. Applicants do not need to be members of the AHSA to submit.
1st Prize: $100; one-year membership in the AHSA; paid conference registration for 2014 AHSA conference in New Orleans
2nd Prize: $50; one-year membership in the AHSA
3rd Prize: $25; one-year membership in the AHSA
All winners will receive a letter written by the selection committee on the prize and the reasons the article was selected.
Jack Rosenbalm Essay Prize Registration Form
Please fill out this form completely, save it in a file named with your name, followed by AHSA Prize 2013 and send it with the electronic version your article by email to _______________________. This form and the article should be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf form.
Select one: [ ] Graduate Student [ ] Independent Scholar [ ] Assistant Professor
[ ] Adjunct, or other non-tenured scholar
Institutional affiliation: _________________________________________________________
Title of article: ________________________________________________________________
Journal title: __________________________________________________________________
Volume: _____________ Issue: _____________ Date of publication: _____________________
Accepted for (date of publication): ________________________________________________
NOTE: If not yet published, please include a copy of the acceptance letter verifying that it will have a 2013 journal publication date (even if the actual edition will not appear until 2014).