Graduate Student Prize – extended deadline – December 1

The PCCBS invites entries from PhD students for the annual graduate student prize. The prize will be awarded at the upcoming PCCBS conference this March in Las Vegas, Nevada. The student and the advisor, or instructor must be current members of PCCBS. The submitted entry will have been presented at the PCCBS meeting in March 2014 at UC Riverside, or, in the case of a graduate student studying at a university within the PCCBS region, at any other conference during 2014, as long as the paper concerns a topic within the scope of British Studies. The submission should be the paper as delivered with the addition of necessary notes and citations, the total to not exceed 18 pages double spaced. The winner(s) will receive a monetary prize and be recognized at the annual PCCBS meetings.
Graduate Prize Submission: December 1, 2014

Please send electronic or hard copies with cover letter from advisor or instructor to each member of the prize committee (The cover letter from the advisor is only for eligibility purposes and need not include an endorsement of the paper submitted):

Prof. Peter H. Hoffenberg, Chair peterh@hawaii.edu
History Department, Sakamaki Hall,
University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822

Ethan Shagan shagan@berkeley.edu
Rob McClain rmclain@fullerton.edu

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Call for Papers: PCCBS Annual Meeting, March 6-8, 2015, Las Vegas, NV

The Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies (PCCBS) invites paper and panel proposals for its 42nd annual meeting, to be held at the M Resort Spa Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, California, March 6-8, 2015

The PCCBS invites papers representing all fields of British Studies — broadly defined to include those who study the United Kingdom, its component parts and nationalities, as well as Britain’s imperial cultures. We welcome proposals from scholars and doctoral candidates in a wide range of disciplines across the humanities, social sciences, and the arts, including History, Literature, Political Science, Philosophy, Religion, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Theater Studies, and Art History.

Proposals for individual papers, partial panels, or complete panels are all welcome, although complete panel proposals are preferred. We encourage the submission of proposals dealing with interdisciplinary topics, as well as panels on new pedagogies and technologies associated with British Studies.

The deadline for submission of proposals is DECEMBER 1, 2014. Proposals should include a 200-word abstract for each paper plus a one-page c.v. for each participant. Those submitting full or partial panel proposals should include a brief description of the panel plus a 1-page c.v. for the panel chair as well as for its commentator. Please place the panel proposal, its constituent paper proposals, and all vitae in a single file, making certain that your contact information, especially e-mail addresses, are correct and current. Proposals should be submitted via e-mail attachment by December 1, 2014, to: pccbsproposals@gmail.com

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2015 PCCBS Conference in Las Vegas, NV

The next PCCBS annual conference will be held in Las Vegas, NV, March 6-8, 2015 at the M Resort-Spa-Casino located at 12300 Las Vegas Blvd South.

Details to follow!

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