[KB] Call for Nominations for Burke Awards

Paul Lynch plynch11 at slu.edu
Fri May 9 15:08:02 EDT 2014


Dear Burkeans:

This call for this years Burke awards has been posted at the KBJ website:
http://www.kbjournal.org/awards.

I'm also including the text in this email (see below).

Please send your nominations to Ann George by June 13.

Paul and Nathaniel

*The Society at its triennial conference makes three awards to KBS members
who exemplify high standards in Burkean scholarship and service, as chosen
by the membership and past awardees. Please send by June 13 your nomination
recommendations for the 2014 awards to Ann George at a.george at tcu.edu
<a.george at tcu.edu?subject=KBS%20Award%20Nominations>. Include in your email
the name of the nominee or nominees, the award(s) for which you are
recommending them, and a brief statement of why they deserve the
award. Self-nominations are welcome. Award categories are as follows:*

   - *The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes extraordinary achievement
   in Burke studies. Lifetime Achievement nominees must have been members for
   at least fifteen years or, in cases where membership records are unclear,
   must have attended the triennial conference five times and/or served the
   Society as an officer, conference planner, etc. Previous recipients are
   Leland Griffin (1990); William Rueckert (1993); Bernard Brock (1993); James
   Chesebro (1999); Tim Crusius (2002); Jack Selzer (2005); Wayne Booth,
   Michael Burke, Julie Whitaker (2008); Bryan Crable (2011).*
   - *The Distinguished Service Award recognizes extraordinary service to
   the Society. Distinguished Service nominees must have been members for at
   least fifteen years or, in cases where membership records are unclear, must
   have attended the triennial conference five times and/or served the Society
   as an officer, conference planner, etc. Previous recipients include James
   Chesebro (1993), Dale Bertelson (1996), Robert Wess (1999), Clarke Rountree
   (2002), David Blakesley (2005), Mark Huglen (2008), Ann George (2011).*
   - *The Emerging Scholar Award recognizes the promise of a Burke scholar
   who has published in the field of Burke students as a graduate student or
   assistant professor (or, for independent scholars or non tenure-track
   faculty, within his/her first 6-9 years of work). The Emerging Scholar
   nominee may be a new Society member. Previous recipients include Debra
   Hawhee (2002), Ryan Weber and Nathaniel Rivers (2005), Elizabeth Weiser
   (2008), Kyle Jensen (2011).*

*Judges for the 2014 awards are:*

   - *Bryan Crable, Villanova*
   - *Ann George, Texas Christian University*
   - *Elizabeth Weiser, Ohio State*
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