Call for Submissions – PCCBS Prize Competitions

PCCBS Book Prize, 2018
The annual prize for the best book published in 2018 by a member of the Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies will be awarded at the Spring 2019 meeting in Merced, CA, along with a cash award.
Book Prize Submission Deadline: December 15, 2018.

Copies of the book should be sent to all three committee members:

Thomas Cogswell, Chair
1145 Monte Vista Drive,
Riverside CA 92507

David A. Campion
Pamplin Associate Professor of History
Lewis & Clark College
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd.
Portland, OR 97219

Dr. Joy Dixon
Associate Professor and Associate Head
Department of History
University of British Columbia
1297-1873 East Mall
Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1


PCCBS Article Prize, 2017-18
The biennial prize for the best article published by a member of the PCCBS in 2017-18 will be awarded at the Spring 2019 meeting in Merced.
Article Prize Submission deadline: December 15, 2018.

Copies of the article should be sent to all three committee members:
Jordanna Bailkin, Chair, University of Washington (bailkin@uw.edu)
Jennifer Anderson, California State University, San Bernardino (janderse@csusb.edu)
David Clemis, Mount Royal University (dclemis@mtroyal.ca)


PCCBS Graduate Student Prize, 2018
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. 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 2018, or, in the case of a graduate student studying at a university within the PCCBS region, at any other conference during 2016, 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 meeting.
Graduate Prize Submission: December 15, 2018
Electronic copies of papers not already submitted should be sent to the Chair of the Committee, along with a cover letter from the instructor or advisor:
Peter Hoffenberg, University of Hawaii at Manoa, peterh@hawaii.edu

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Call for Papers: PCCBS Annual Meeting, March 22-24, 2019, Merced, CA

The Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies invites paper and panel proposals for its 46th Annual Meeting, to be held at UC Merced, March 22-24, 2019.

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 (including doctoral candidates working on their thesis*) 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 pedagogies and technologies.

The deadline for submission of proposals is DECEMBER 10, 2018. Proposals should include a 200-word abstract for each paper plus a biography for each participant. Those submitting full or partial panel proposals should include a brief description of the panel plus a brief biography for the panel chair as well as for its commentator (if any). Proposals will be submitted by google forms. As we will use the data entered for the program, please be careful with spelling of names, institutions and paper titles.

Individual paper proposals should be submitted here.

Panel proposals should be submitted here.

Any questions should be addressed to pccbs2019@gmail.com

*Doctoral candidates who have papers accepted by the program committee will be eligible to request reimbursement for some travel expenses from the Stern Trust when registering for the conference.

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