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Call for Submissions: The 2020 SHA President’s Awards for Student Writing

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) announces our competition for student writing, the 2020 SHA Presidents Award for Graduate Student Writing and the 2020 SHA Presidents Award for Undergraduate Student Writing, and invites submissions in both categories. Deadline is June … Continue reading

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2020 Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing competition is now OPEN

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology is pleased to announce the opening of our annual Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing! Submission and other information is located on our Awards Page.

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ANNOUNCING OUR NEW BOOK AWARD: The Edie Turner First-Book Prize in Ethnographic Writing

We are excited to be able to offer a new award, the Edie Turner First-Book Prize in Ethnographic Writing, which recognizes Edie Turner’s support and mentorship of junior scholars. There is no separate entry form for the Edie Turner Prize; … Continue reading

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New Editorial Team for Anthropology and Humanism to begin October 2020

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology is pleased to announce the selection of our new incoming editorial team for Anthropology and Humanism: Neni Pangouria and Katrina Daly Thompson will begin their editorship in October, 2020, taking over from our current team, … Continue reading

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2019 SHA Prize Winners

Victor Turner Prize In Ethnographic Writing 1st Place: Elizabeth Ferry & Stephen Ferry for La Batea (2017 Red Hook Press) 2nd Place: Didier Fassin for Prison Worlds: An Ethnography of the Carceral Condition (2017 Polity Press) 3rd Place: Ieva Jusionyte … Continue reading

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CALL FOR EDITOR(S) OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND HUMANISM

The Executive Board of the Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) is now inviting applications for Managing Editor or Co-editors of its peer-reviewed journal, Anthropology and Humanism (A&H). Please distribute, and feel free to reach out with queries. Our journal welcomes … Continue reading

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2019 SHA Ethnographic Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Competition June 20

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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2019 SHA Ethnographic Poetry Competition June 20

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 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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