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Concours de rédaction étudiante de l'Association canadienne des slavistes

 

Édition 2021

L’association récompense les meilleurs travaux étudiants par deux prix, l’un pour les étudiants de premier cycle et l’autre pour les cycles supérieurs. 

 Sont admissibles tous travaux de recherche, en français ou en anglais, portant sur l’Europe centrale, l’Europe de l’Est, la Russie, le Caucase ou l’Asie centrale. Les candidats doivent avoir été inscrits dans une institution d’enseignement supérieur canadienne lors de l’année précédente (automne 2020 – hiver 2021). Les travaux peuvent avoir été écrits dans le cadre de cours, d’une maîtrise ou de recherche doctorale, ou encore pour un colloque ou une journée d’étude. Le concours n’admet cependant pas les travaux publiés ou en voie de l’être.

 Les documents soumis ne doivent pas excéder 35 pages à interligne double. Afin de faciliter le travail du jury, les copies doivent être anonymes, c’est-à-dire qu’elles ne doivent pas indiquer le nom de leur auteur ni aucune autre indication à cet égard dans le texte. Le travail soumis doit être accompagné d’une lettre de nomination rédigée par un professeur ayant supervisé l’étudiant. Le dossier complet de candidature (copie anonyme et lettre de nomination) doit être envoyé à l’adresse csp.rcs@mcgill.ca d’ici le vendredi 12 novembre.

 Dans le cas où il ne serait pas possible de soumettre le dossier par courriel, il peut être envoyé par la poste (avant le 12 novembre) à l’adresse suivante :

 Concours de rédaction étudiante

Canadian Slavonic Papers / Revue canadienne des slavistes

Département d’histoire, Leacock Bldg.

Université McGill

855, rue Sherbrooke O.

Montréal (Québec)  H3A 2T7

 

Les gagnants des concours seront annoncés d’ici mai 2022. Ils recevront un abonnement d’un an à l’Association canadienne des slavistes et les travaux lauréats seront considérés pour publication dans la revue scientifique de l’association, la Revue canadienne des slavistes / Canadian Slavonic Papers.

 Les membres du corps professoral sont encouragés à diffuser cette annonce parmi leurs étudiants et collègues.

List of Student Essay Winners

2018:

  • Undergraduate Essay: Flora Deverell (McGill University) “Rushing the Maidan: Understanding the Relationship between the 2004 Orange Revolution and the 2013-14 Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine,” and Hannah Rudderham (University of Alberta) “Who Wore the Uniform? The Question of Soldier Identity in Revolutionary Russia, February-October 1917.”
  • Graduate Essay: Sean Patterson (University of Alberta) “Prefiguring Privilege: Mennonite Self-Defence as a Symptom of Imperial Decolonization.”

2017:

  • Undergraduate Essay: Samuel Hull (McGill University) “Violence and Power: The Expulsion of the Sudeten Germans and the Fall of the Benes Regime.”
  • Graduate Essay: Rachel Van Fraassen (McMaster University) “Black Ikons: Experiencing Racial Categorization in the Interwar Soviet Union.”

2016:

  • Undergraduate Essay: Christopher Martin (McGill University) “Community and the Sacred: A Durkheimian Approach to Polish Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Russian Poland.”
  • Graduate Essay: Violčne Dauvois (University of Ottawa) “AQUA VITAE, AQUA MORTIS: Le système atemporel de l’eau dans l’œuvre Watermark de Joseph Brodsky.”

2015:

  • Graduate Essay: Stephanie Dreier, PhD Student (Germanic Studies, UBC) “The Problem of Literary History.”

2014:

  • Undergraduate Essay: Nicolas Tetreault (McGill University) “Foreign Tourism’s Under-Assessed Challenge to the Polish United Workers’ Party, c. 1970-1980.”
  • Graduate Essay: Meagan Fairholm (University of Alberta) “Motherly Compassion and Matriarchy” (a chapter from MA thesis “Mothers, Wives, Housekeepers and More?  Maria Feodorovna and Women’s Education in Russia, 1796-1828.”).

2013:

  • Undergraduate Essay: Antony Kalashnikov (BA University of Alberta; currently enrolled in the graduate program on Russian and East European Studies at Oxford) “Party Ideology in the Late Soviet Period: an Althusserian Analysis.”
  • Graduate Essay: Zsofia Surjan, PhD Student (Department of History, University of Victoria) “Fertility Treatment in Sixteenth-Century Hungary: The Correspondence of a Count, His Wife and a Physician.”

2012:

  • Undergraduate Essay: Dennis Khaiter (University of Toronto) “Reflecting the Problems from One Epoch to Another: A Contrast of Pushkin and Tchaikovsky’s Versions of Yevgeni Onegin.”
  • Graduate Essay: Francesca Silano, PhD Student (Department of History, University of Toronto) “‘A Link in the Chain of Art’: The Life of Maria Yudina.”

2011:

  • Undergraduate Essay: Sara Miller (University of Ottawa) “From the Politics of Amnesia to the Politics of Remembrance: An Analysis of the Katyn Massacre’s Historical Narrative.”
  • Graduate Essays: Will McFadden, PhD Candidate (Department of History, University of Toronto) “The Power and the Paradox: The Early Lives and Writing of John Dos Passos, John Scott, and Vasily Grossman”; and Ian Garner, PhD Candidate (MA Student at the time of submission, Department of History, University of Toronto). “Why the USSR Sent Troops into Kabul in December 1979.”

2010:

  • Undergraduate Essays: Stephen Ejack (University of Alberta) “A Brief Critical Analysis of the War Industries Committees’ Political Activities: May – September 1915”; and Terrance David Reid (University of Waterloo) “Laying the Theoretical Groundwork of Biomechanical Technique: Understanding the origins and theories of ‘Biomechanics’.”

2009:

  • Graduate Essay: Ben McVicker (University of Toronto) “The Creation and Transformation of a Cultural Icon: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn in Post-Soviet Russia, 1994-2008.”

2008:

  • Undergraduate Essay: Megan Butler (University of Lethbridge) “The Prayers of the Soviets.”
  • Graduate Essay: Timothy Sayle (University of Toronto) “Andropov and the Hungarian Complex.”

2007:

  • Undergraduate Essay: Alex Souchen (University of Ottawa) “The Czechoslovak Legion in Russia.”
  • Graduate Essay: No prize awarded this year.

2006:

  • Undergraduate Essay: Talia Zajac (University of Toronto) “Silk and Crosses: Contextualizing the Rus’ Conversion of 988 in Byzantine and Rus’ Sources.”
  • Graduate Essay: Auri Berg (University of Toronto) “From Town to City: Urbanization and Social Integration in late 19th Century Nizhnii Novgorod.”

2005:

  • Undergraduate Essay: Paul Ferguson (Carleton University), “The Failed Middle Path: Russian Liberalism, 1900-1914.”
  • Graduate Essay: Olga Kesarchuk (University of Toronto), “Loving Investment, Hating Investors? The Case of Ukraine.”

2003:

  • Undergraduate Essay: Emily Anglin (   ), “‘A Disastrous and Dangerous Illness’: Division and Danger in A Double Life.”
  • Graduate Essay: Max Bergholz  (University of Toronto), “Who was the Soviet Professional?”

2000:

  • Graduate Essay: Denis Kozlov (University of Toronto): “The Leningrad Martyrology: A Note on the Statistics of 1937 Executions in Leningrad City and Region.”

1998-99:

  • Graduate Essay: Peter Waisberg (Carleton University), “A Citizenship Law for Tatarstan.”

1997-98:

  • Graduate Essays: Heather DeHaan (U of Toronto), ” Russia’s rebirth: The Spiritual Aspect of Enlightenment”; and Tawnia Sanford (Carleton U), “The Creation of Criminal Russia.” Articles based on both of these submissions were published in CSP,Volume 43, Nos. 3-4 (Sept.-Dec. 1999).