All graduate students who present papers at the ISSN Annual Conference are invited to compete for the prize for the best graduate-student paper of the conference. The winner will receive a copy of a Perkins Prize-winning book of his or her choice and will be invited to expand the winning paper and submit it for consideration by Narrative. The latest call for nominations can be found at our blog:
Ivan Delazari, Hong Kong Baptist University, “Diegetic Music in Narrative Fiction: Who is Listening, and What is Heard?”
Bridget Donnelly, University of North Carolina, "'Anything could have happened': Unplotting Historical Contingency in Contemporary Hybrid Detective Novels"
Matthew Phillips, Rutgers University, "Thackeray, Character Types, and Victorian Realism"
Nathan Shank, University of Kentucky, "Empathy as Irony in Cognitive Narrative Studies"
Elizabeth Alsop, CUNY Grad Center, "Consensual Speaking in The Ambassadors"
Hannah Courtney, University of New South Wales (Australia): “The Temporality of Consciousness: Thought Representation and the Slowed Scene in Ian McEwan’s Fiction”
Honorable Mention: Jeanne-Marie Jackson, Yale University: “Retreating Reality: Chekhov’s South African Afterlives”
Lasse Gammelgaard, "Lyric and Narrative in Tennyson’s Maud”
Adam Grener (Cornell University), "Dickensian Coincidence and the Textual Logic of Serial Production"
Rachel Hertz Cobb (University of Texas), "'Not All We See Is Worth Hoarding': Minutes, Hours, and Days in George Meredith’s The Egoist"
Julianne Werlin, "Sidney’s Narrator and the Limits of the Arcadia World"
Matthew Garrett (Stanford University), "Early U.S. Novels: Episodic Structure and the Problem of Social Cohesion"
Sarah Copland (University of Toronto), "The Seeing As Trope in Chiang Yee's Silent Traveller Narratives"
Elizabeth F. Evans (University of Wisconsin-Madison), "Maps and Tours: The Spatial Form of Woolf's The Years"
Heather Morton (University of Virginia), "Can You Forgive Him? Alice and the Man who Plotted Her"
Jesse Rosenthal, "Pip's Choices: Autonomy, Ethics, and Narrative Desire"