Legacy SSAWW 2012 Best Paper Contest
SSAWW Graduate Student Paper Awards
Legacy SSAWW 2009 Best Paper Awards
SSAWW Book Awards and SSAWW 2012 Book Awards

SSAWW is pleased to announce the competition for the best paper presented by a graduate student at the Fall 2012 SSAWW conference in Denver, CO. (Note: this award is separate from the *Legacy* award.)

All submissions should include:

1) The paper presented (no more than 2500 words)
2) The name of your panel
3) Contact information (name, institution, degree program, email)

You are welcome to revise the paper from its conference form, but please do not exceed 2500 words.

First- and second-place winners will be awarded a monetary prize and publicly recognized on the SSAWW website.

For a list of winners from the 2009 conference, please visit: http://public.wsu.edu/~campbelld/ssaww/ssawwawards.htm

Submit all papers by email attachment (PDF or MS Word) to the chair of the SSAWW Graduate Student Paper Award: Andreá N. Williams (Associate Professor of English, The Ohio State University): ssaww2012.gradaward@gmail.com<mailto:ssaww2012.gradaward@gmail.com>.

The two other readers for the award are:
Lisa A. Kirby, Professor of English, Collin College, Spring Creek Campus
Beth Capo, Associate Professor of English, Illinois College

Deadline: January 4, 2013

Award Announcement: March 1, 2013


Kristin J. Jacobson

SSAWW Best Graduate Student Paper Award 2009
Go to Legacy Best Paper Awards

SSAWW is pleased to announce the first and second place winners and honorable mentions for the Best Graduate Student Paper of the Fall 2009 SSAWW conference, which was held in Philadelphia, PA. Please join us in congratulating them on their achievement.

Arielle Zibrak, Boston University: "'The Scrap That You Reject': Recycling Waste in Rebecca Harding Davis's *Life in the Iron Mills*"

Anne Brubaker, University of Illinois-Urbana: "Balancing the Equation: Women Bookkeepers in Early Twentieth-Century American Fiction"

Rita Williams, University of Delaware: "Julia Ward Howe's A Trip to Cuba: Troubling the Borders of Region and Nation"

Yoon Young Choi, University of Wisconsin: "Remembering Outside the News: History, Nation, and Newsmedia in Susan Choi's *American Woman*"

The selection committee, comprised of Deborah Clarke, Allison Hedge Coke, and Kristin Jacobson, wish to thank all the graduate students who submitted papers. The committee enjoyed the opportunity to read the research of emerging scholars. There were many excellent submissions, and it was a pleasure to read them all. SSAWW has a strong commitment to contribute to graduate student success and we welcome feedback about how to continue to support your scholarship. Contact Kristin Jacobson (jacobsok@stockton.edu) with your comments and suggestions.

--Kristin Jacobson, SSAWW VP for Development


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