Graduate students in Anthropology who will be presenting a paper at the CASCA meetings are invited to submit their papers for consideration for the CASCA Women's Network Award for Student Paper in Feminist Anthropology ($250).

This award was set up in 2009 as part of the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the CASCA Women's Network. Its goal is to encourage research into gender and gender issues from a feminist perspective by emerging scholars in social/cultural anthropology in Canada.

Eligibility

  • Candidates must be registered full-time in a graduate program in Anthropology at a Canadian university, or have graduated from such a program less than one year ago.

Judging criteria

The adjudicating committee look for papers that:

  • Explicitly engage with gender, and clearly demonstrate that engagement in their treatment of the topic
  • Take a feminist perspective, with reference to relevant feminist literature
  • Are not merely descriptive and show evidence of original critical analysis.

The paper

  • Should be sent to the CASCA Women's Network Committee member Dr. Heather Howard (howardh@msu.edu) for consideration by our award panel
  • Must be received by February 28, 2017
  • Must not exceed 10 pages in length
  • Can be submitted in either English or French
  • Must include an abstract
  • Must indicate the university at which the candidate is registered and their current year in the program

The prize-winning paper will be published (following peer review) in the Canadian anthropology journal, Anthropologica.

Contact Info

Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA)
c/o Karli Whitmore
125 rue Jean de la Londe, #301
Baie d'Urfe (Québec) H9X 3T8
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