CFP: 2016 Graduate Essay Prize (AWSS)

Deadline to Submit Essay: September 1, 2016

AWSS invites submissions for the 2016 Graduate Essay Prize. The prize is awarded to the author of a chapter or article-length essay on any topic in any field or area of Slavic/East European/ Central Asian Studies written by a woman, or on a topic in Slavic/East European/ Central Asian Women’s/Gender Studies written by a woman or a man. This competition is open to current doctoral students and to those who defended a doctoral dissertation in 2015-2016. If the essay is a seminar paper, it must have been written during the academic year 2015-2016.  If the essay is a dissertation chapter, it should be accompanied by the dissertation abstract and table of contents.  Previous submissions and published materials are ineligible. Essays should be no longer than 50 double-spaced pages, including reference matter, and in English (quoted text in any other language should be translated). Please send a copy of the essay and an updated CV to each of the three members of the Prize Committee as email attachments.

Please address any questions to the chair of the prize committee:
Karen Petrone, Committee Chair
Professor of History
University of Kentucky

Professor Adrienne Harris
Associate Professor of Russian
Baylor University  (Please note underscore in this address between Adrienne and Harris)

Professor Amy Randall
Associate Professor of History
Santa Clara University