Monday, February 25, 2013
LEADER PRIZE: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: The James Randall Leader Prize is awarded each year by the IAS-NAB for an outstanding article on an Arthurian subject. Eligibility for the award in 2013 extends to 1) all articles published in Arthuriana in 2012, and 2) any other article on an Arthurian subject published by an IAS-NAB member in 2012 and submitted to the selection committee. In the case of an article not published in Arthuriana, the author or any other member of the IAS can nominate the essay by sending it electronically as an attachment (in a PDF file or a clearly scanned version of the article) to Rachel Kapelle at email@example.com by March 22, 2013. (The award of the Leader Prize will be announced at the business meeting of the IAS-NAB at the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo in May 2013.)
FAIR UNKNOWN AWARD: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Announcing the “Fair Unknown” award. This annual award is given for the best paper on an Arthurian topic presented by a graduate student at the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo; the winner of the award will work with the editor of Arthuriana on refining and revising the paper into an article that will be published in the journal. Criteria: applicants must be IAS-NAB members and certify that they have presented the paper in person at the ICMS. Papers submitted MUST be identical in form and length to that presented at the Congress (no more than 10 pages) although correction of typographical errors, etc, is permitted. Papers presented at the 2013 Congress should be submitted electronically to Dorsey Armstrong: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submissions for papers presented at the 2013 Congress is May 17, 2013.