New Competition for Members of The Irish Association for American Studies

16 November 2015

Adam Matthew are pleased to announce a new essay competition in partnership with the leading association on American Studies in Ireland, the Irish Association of American Studies (IAAS). The essay competition is aimed at postgraduate students, early career researchers and independent researchers in the field of American Studies.

Essays should be between 3000 and 5000 words in length and relate to a topic covered by any one of Adam Matthew’s North American collections. The deadline for submissions is Friday 15th January 2016 and applicants must be members of the IAAS to enter.

The winner, who will be announced at the 2016 IAAS and BAAS Joint Annual Conference at Queen’s University Belfast, will be awarded with £500 cash, one year’s access to an Adam Matthew digital primary source collection of their choice, and will be invited to submit a further essay to contribute to users of this chosen collection.

More details about the competition, including guidelines for submission, can be found on the IAAS website:

NB: Applications should not be submitted to Adam Matthew.