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Submission deadlines extended for SHA poetry and prose competitions

Still writing? Summer bringing out your muse? We’ve extended the deadlines for the SHA poetry (July 1) and prose (July 2) competitions. Submit something today! Or next month!  

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Call for Submissions: Society for Humanistic Anthropology 2018 Ethnographic Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Competition

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology is pleased to announce that we are opening our annual writing contest for Ethnographic Fiction and Creative Nonfiction. We celebrate the use of creative literary prose genres to explore anthropological concerns, and we encourage you … Continue reading

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2018 SHA Ethnographic Poetry Competition

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual poetry competition as a means to encourage scholars to use alternative literary genres to explore anthropological concerns. These concerns may be any of those associated with any of the five fields of … Continue reading

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2018 Victor Turner Prize Competition: Deadline May 1

2018 Call for Submissions: Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing The Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) announces the annual juried competition for the Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing. The late Victor Turner devoted his career to seeking an accessible … Continue reading

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Join us at the SHA Hospitality Suite at AAA

The room # is pending, but please join us for any of the following events while attending the AAA meeting in DC this week! Thursday (11/30) 10-11am: Available for meetings with publishers 2:30-4:30: “Professionalization” (informal workshop for students) 8-9:30: Drop-in, … Continue reading

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SHA at AAA 2017

Please join us for the fantastic SHA sessions below, and our Member’s Meeting and Awards Ceremony (Saturday Dec 2, 7:45 PM – 9:00 PM in Marriott, Balcony A) Wednesday, November 29 12:00 PM – 1:45 PM  –  “Past, Present, and Future Possibilities” – Marriott, Thurgood Marshall … Continue reading

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Congrats to the 2017 winners of the SHA Ethnographic Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Contest

SHA Ethnographic Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Contest Winners 1st Place Elisabeth Yarbakhsh Call 2nd Place Caitrin Lynch A Portrait of Judy Garrity 3rd Place Brynn Champney On a Hill With No Name Honorable Mention Kristen Ghodsee Market Economics

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Announcing the Winners of the 2017 Victor Turner Prize for Ethnographic Writing

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology is delighted to announce the winners of the Victor Turner Prize for Ethnographic Writing. We are grateful to the work and commitment of the book prize committee: Karen Richman, chair, and members Abigail Adams, Cristiana … Continue reading

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2017 SHA Ethnographic Poetry Competition Call for Submissions – Oct 15 deadline

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual poetry competition as a means to encourage scholars to use alternative literary genres to explore anthropological concerns. These concerns may be any of those associated with any of the five fields of anthropology: Archaeological, Biological, … Continue reading

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2017 Victor Turner Prize Competition – Deadline May 5

This is for the 2017 competition – please see the 2018 information here The Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) announces the 25th annual juried competition for the Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing. The late Victor Turner devoted his career … Continue reading

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