Deadline: April 20, 2014
Eligibility: The author must be a degreed (no longer enrolled in a graduate program) but untenured scholar at the time the essay is published. The competition is also open to independent scholars, or scholars working in adjunct, or full-time, non-tenure track positions. Eligible essays must have been published between March 15, 2013 and March 15, 2014.
Nomination: Nominations may come from the author of the essay, any member of the American Theatre and Drama Society, or the editor of a journal or collection in which the essay appeared. Authors may nominate only one essay. Editors may nominate one essay per volume or collection.
Submission: Electronic submissions only. Email a pdf to Robert A. Schanke: email@example.com.
Evaluation: The awarded essay will be evaluated by a selection committee on the basis of originality, critical rigor, demonstration of a broad knowledge of the topic and field, and the promise of future professional development of the author.
Notification: The award recipient will be notified by May 31, 2014.
Robert A. Schanke
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