AASSC

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Publication Awards: Extended Deadline February 15, 2017

The AASSC Gurli Aagaard Woods Undergraduate Publication Award

The Association for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada announces the creation of an award for the best essay written for an undergraduate course relating to Scandinavia at a Canadian or American university or college. The award-winning essay will be published in Scandinavian-Canadian Studies/Études scandinaves au Canada. Instructors who teach Scandinavian-content courses and who are members of AASSC are invited to nominate one essay per year for consideration by the prize jury.

Essays should be 2000 to 4000 words in length (excluding footnotes and bibliography) and in MLA style. Nominated essays should have been written after January 1, 2016. The deadline for submission is January February 15, 2017, but submissions will be accepted throughout the year.

The instructor making the nomination must remove the students’ name from the submitted essay. Please attach a title sheet to the submission with the following information: the student’s name and contact information, the instructor’s name, institutional affiliation, and contact information, and the title and dates of the course in which the work was produced.

Please email the nomination packet to Helga Thorson, Chair of the Awards Committee (scancan@uvic.ca).

Congratulations to Amanda Gilmore, from the University of Manitoba for her award-winning essay. Look for it in a future issue of Scandinavian-Canadian Studies

The AASSC Marna Feldt Graduate Publication Award

The Association for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada announces the creation of an award for the best essay written for a graduate course relating to Scandinavia at a Canadian or American university or college. The award-winning essay will be published in Scandinavian-Canadian Studies/Études scandinaves au Canada. Instructors who teach Scandinavian-content courses and who are members of AASSC are invited to nominate one essay per year for consideration by the prize jury.

Essays should be 5000 to 7000 words in length (excluding footnotes and bibliography) and in MLA style. Nominated essays should have been written after January 1, 2016. The deadline for submission is January February 15, 2017, but submissions will be accepted throughout the year.

The instructor making the nomination must remove the students’ name from the submitted essay. Please attach a title sheet to the submission with the following information: the student’s name and contact information, the instructor’s name, institutional affiliation, and contact information, and the title and dates of the course in which the work was produced.

Please email the nomination packet to Helga Thorson, Chair of the Awards Committee (scancan@uvic.ca).