Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Wilhelm Nicolaisen Prize in Literary Onomastics

Beginning in 2013, the The Journal of Literary Onomastics will award the Wilhelm Nicolaisen Prize in Literary Onomastics to the author of the best essay of each volume. 

The prize consists of a cash award of $150 to be given to the author(s). 

The prize honors Wilhelm Nicolaisen, Distinguished Professor of English and Folklore (Emeritus) at the State University of New York, Binghamton, and now Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Aberdeen. Throughout his career, Professor Nicolaisen has made major contributions to scholarship in literary onomastics and was a frequent contributor to Literary Onomastics Studies.