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2019 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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2019 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 language that would reopen anthropology to the human subject, and … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Society for Humanistic Anthropology 2019 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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Announcing the winners of the 2018 SHA writing awards

2018 Victor Turner Prize for Ethnographic Writing The Society for Humanistic Anthropology is delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 Victor Turner Prize for Ethnographic Writing. We are grateful to the work and commitment of the book prize committee: … Continue reading

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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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