Sharon Stephens Prize

Deadline

The next competition round will be in 2017. The Sharon Stephens Prize is awarded at the AES business meeting at the AAA annual meeting.

Prize

$1000

The Sharon Stephens Prize is awarded bi-annually for a junior scholar’s first book. The prize goes to a work that speaks to contemporary social issues with relevance beyond the discipline and beyond the academy.

Eligibility

Ethnographies and critical works in contemporary theory–single-authored or multi-authored but not edited collections–are eligible.

Jury

The jury for the prize is chaired by an AES councilor, who selects two or three other scholars as jury members.

Nominations

Letters of nominations must come from scholars; self-nominations and nominations from presses are not invited.

Announcements

Announcements regarding the deadlines and other specifics will be posted on this website, as well as through the Anthropology News “AES Section News” column and other e-mail based publicity.


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