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North American Conference in British Studies

Undergraduate Essay Prize

Each year the NACBS awards ten prizes of $100.00 each to the best essays in British Studies from undergraduates studying in Canadian universities.

Essays may be from any department -- History, English, Philosophy, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, etc. -- as long as the focus of the essay is British Studies.

Essays must be accompanied by a nominating letter from the professor who taught the course for which the essay is nominated. Paper should be no longer than 25 pages. Please no theses.

Send a copy of the essay and the letter of nomination to EACH of the following 3 members of the adjudication committee by MAY 15, 2009 (3 copies in total).

  • Dr. Amy Bell, Huron University College, 1349 Western Rd, London ON, N6G 1H3.
  • Dr. Tim Stretton, Department of History, Saint Mary's University,
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3.
  • Dr. Jennifer Gustar (Chair), Critical Studies, University of British Columbia Okanagan,3333 University Way, Kelowna, BC. V1Y 1V7. Contact: