Announcement: Deadline Extended to September 15, 2003
ANNOUNCEMENT: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 1, 2003
The Great Lakes American Studies Association and Ohio University Press are pleased to announce the EXTENSION OF THE DEADLINE for the second annual Great Lakes American Studies Book Award. We are soliciting book-length manuscripts concerning any aspect of American Studies that examines the Great Lakes region, either as a whole or in part, or one or more of the Great Lakes states. Proposals to be considered for the 2004 award must be received no later than SEPTEMBER 15, 2003.
Manuscripts that are essentially creative writing, art, heavily illustrated (i.e., "coffee table" books), anthologies, or collected articles, either single- or multi-authored, will *not* be considered. GLASA and Ohio University Press hope that the prize will encourage scholarship and quality book manuscripts in a wide range of disciplines that focus on the states bordering the Great Lakes, in the broad sense of the region that is sometimes called the North Coast. The winning manuscript will be published by Ohio University Press. The award is open to all scholars engaged in this field of research. Proposals should include a cover letter that includes a narrative description (2-4 typescript pages) of the proposed book's content and scope, the anticipated length of the manuscript, and an argument for the book's importance. Why is this book needed? What will it contribute? How does it compare with other literature on the subject?
The proposal should also include:
a table of contents;
a sample chapter or two;
an up-to-date copy of your curriculum vitae.
We request that you not submit your complete manuscript unless invited to do so.
Please send submissions to:
Gillian Berchowitz, Senior Editor
Ohio University Press
Athens, Ohio 45701
Dr. Donna DeBlasio
Department of History
Youngstown State University
One University Plaza
Youngstown, Ohio 44555-3452
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