Call for Nominations for the 2015 RSA Book Award
Dear RSA Members,
Please consider nominating a book (your own or a colleague's) for the 2015 RSA Book Award. Nominations are due by February 14, 2015 for books published in 2014.
The Rhetoric Society of America gives a Book Award for the best work in rhetorical study in a given year. We welcome nominees in any branch of rhetorical studies.
To be considered for the Book Award, a scholar must be a member of the RSA. The book award subcommittee will consider any book that has a designated author or authors and that meets the eligibility requirements. Generally, edited collections and second editions are not eligible for this award. Translations are eligible. Please include 4 copies of the book for consideration.
Nominations are reviewed by the Awards Committee of the RSA Board, which recommends winners to the Board for final approval. Submit nominations for the Book Award to the Awards Committee Chair:
Professor Shirley W. Logan
Department of English
2119 Tawes Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20740
Guidelines for Assessing Nominated Books:Originality
Send any questions by email to email@example.com.
The 2015 Book Award honors books published by RSA members between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014. Generally, edited collections and second editions are not eligible for this award; translations are eligible. Book Award nominees must supply evidence that the book was published in 2014 (such as the date imprinted on the copyright page). Letters of nomination are welcome but not required. Authors may nominate their own work.
Deadline for nominations: February 14, 2015