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> From: H-SHEAR Editor Peter Knupfer <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: January 24, 2013 12:26:21 PM EST
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: New SHEAR Dissertation Prize
> Reply-To: H-NET List for History of the Early American Republic <[log in to unmask] 
> >
> Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:15:35 -0500
> From: Amy Baxter-Bellamy <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: REL SHEAR Dissertation Prize
> Announcing the SHEAR Dissertation Prize
> The Society for Historians of the Early American Republic and the
> University of Pennsylvania Press announce an annual prize to be  
> awarded
> to an exceptional dissertation pertaining to the history of North
> America from 1776 to 1861. Within that period, the dissertation may
> treat virtually any aspect of history, including political, economic,
> social, or cultural history.
> Dissertations successfully defended in calendar years 2010 and 2011  
> are
> eligible. To submit a dissertation for consideration, please first  
> send
> a one-page letter of inquiry accompanied by a brief prospectus
> (including chapter summaries), sample chapter, and current CV to  
> Robert
> Lockhart, History Editor, University of Pennsylvania Press, 3905  
> Spruce
> Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. The deadline for submission of
> preliminary materials is February 1, 2013.
> The prize committee will then invite finalists to send complete
> dissertations for consideration, and the winner will be announced at
> SHEAR’s annual conference in July, where a dissertation workshop with
> the prize committee will also be held. The author will receive a
> publishing contract, and he winning manuscript will be published as a
> volume in the book series Early American Studies, cosponsored by the
> McNeil Center for Early American Studies and the University of
> Pennsylvania Press.
> [Amy Baxter-Bellamy]