Archive for the ‘Perkins Prize’ Category

2011 Perkins Prize Committee Now Accepting Nominations

Monday, May 10th, 2010

For books published in 2009, please send inquiries or informal, brief written nominations to the Chair of the judging committee, Professor Walton: pwalton@rogers.com.  Please send a copy of the nominated book to each of the Committee members at the addresses listed below.  Publisher, third party, and self-nominations are appropriate.  Deadline for nominations is June 1, 2010.  The winner will be announced at the MLA Convention in December, and the prize presented at the Narrative Conference in St. Louis next April.  The prize, awarded to the book making the most significant contribution to the study of narrative in a given year, consists of $1,000 plus a contribution of $500 toward expenses for the winning author to attend the Narrative Conference where the award will be presented.

Professor Priscilla Walton
Department of English
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottowa, ON
K1S 5B6
CANADA

Professor Margaret Homans
Department of English
Yale University
New Haven, CT 06511

Professor Carol Colatrella
Department of Literature, Communication & Culture
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia, 30332

Call for Nominations: 2010 Barbara Perkins & George Perkins Award

Monday, January 5th, 2009

The Perkins Prize for books published in 2008 will be judged by: Professor Margaret Homans / Yale University WGSS / Box 208319 Yale Station / New Haven CT 06520-8319; Professor Jesse Matz / Department of English / Kenyon College / Gambier, OH 43022; and Professor Gerald Prince / 521 Williams Hall / University of Pennsylvania / Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305. Please send inquiries or informal, brief written nominations to the Chair of the judging committee, Professor Margaret Homans, margaret.homans@yale.edu. Please send a copy of the nominated book to each of the Committee members at the above addresses.

Publisher, third party, and self-nominations are appropriate. Nominations should be submitted as soon as possible. The committee begins its deliberations in the spring; nominations received after June 1 will be at a disadvantage.

The winner will announced at the MLA Convention in December 2009, and the prize presented at the annual Narrative Conference the following spring. The prize, awarded to the book making the most significant contribution to the study of narrative in a given year, consists of $1,000 plus a contribution of $500 toward expenses for the winning author to attend the Narrative Conference where the award will be presented.

Call for Nominations: 2009 Perkins Prize

Friday, May 9th, 2008

THE BARBARA PERKINS & GEORGE PERKINS AWARD

This year the Perkins Prize will be judged by Professor Eileen Gillooly (Associate Director, Heyman Center for the Humanities / H2 – 1 Heyman Center / Columbia University / New York, NY 10027); Professor Dorothy Hale (Department of English / 322 Wheeler Hall / University of California at Berkeley / Berkeley, CA 94720-1030); and Gerald Prince (521 Williams Hall / University of Pennsylvania / Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305). For books published in 2007, please send inquiries or informal, brief written nominations to the Chair of the judging committee, Professor Gerald Prince, gprince@babel.ling.upenn.edu. Please send a copy of the nominated book to each of the Committee members at the above addresses.

Publisher, third party, and self-nominations are appropriate. Nominations should be submitted
as soon as possible. The committee begins its deliberations in the spring; nominations received
after June 1 will be at a disadvantage.

The winner will announced at the MLA Convention in December, and the prize presented at the annual Narrative Conference the following spring. The prize, awarded to the book making the most significant contribution to the study of narrative in a given year, consists of $1,000 plus a contribution of $400 toward expenses for the winning author to attend the Narrative Conference where the award will be presented.