The American Studies department announces the Joseph J. Kwiat annual award for the best conference paper presented by a University of Minnesota American Studies grad student at the American Studies Association annual meeting. This award was established to recognize Joseph J. Kwiat who was one of the three major figures in shaping and teaching in the Department of American Studies.
Students who have had papers accepted for the 2011 annual meeting may apply. This award is for up to $500 for travel expenses to attend the ASA annual meeting. The funds will be distributed in the form of an expense reimbursement. To apply, submit a copy of your ASA conference paper to Melanie at email@example.com by Monday, October 3, 2011. Applicants will be notified of results shortly before the ASA conference.
Students who apply for this award are also encouraged to apply for the ASA's Gene Wise - Warren Susman Prize (application deadline of October 1). Please click here for more information