THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS
The Society for the Study of American Women Writers was founded in 2000 to promote the study of American women writers through research, teaching, and publication. The following three awards were established in 2011 to honor the work and legacies of the Society’s founding members and to further SSAWW’s goal to support and broaden knowledge among academics as well as the general public about American women writers.
The SSAWW Book Award is given every three years at the Society for the Study of AmericanWomen Writers’ conference to recognize excellence in the field. The award recognizes the monograph’s significant contribution to scholarship related to American women writers published during the preceding three years before the submission deadline.
The SSAWW Edition Award is given every three years at the Society for the Study of American Women Writers’ conference to recognize excellence in the recovery of American women writers. The award recognizes an edition published during the preceding three years before the submission deadline.
KAREN DANDURAND LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL
The Karen Dandurand Lifetime Achievement Medal is given every three years at the Society for the Study of American Women Writers’ conference to recognize a scholar’s career achievement in the study of American women writers. The award recognizes the individual’s commitment to the field as demonstrated in his/her teaching, mentoring of students, scholarship and service. The award is named in honor of Karen Dandurand, who passed away in 2011. She was one of the founding editors of Legacy and was an active member of SSAWW, serving as Vice President of
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SSAWW 2012 Conference “Citizenship and Belonging”
Westin Tabor Center in downtown Denver, Colorado: October 10-13, 2012
SSAWW Website: http://public.wsu.edu/~campbelld/ssaww/index.html
Conference Website: https://ssaww2012.wordpress.com
See complete information at http://www.ssaww.org or http://public.wsu.edu/~campbelld/ssaww/ssawwbookaward.htm