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Anthropology & Humanism Special Call for Submissions

Update: New Deadline December 31, 2021 Anthropology & Humanism invites essays, articles, creative prose, and poetry from anthropologists and other ethnographers on the theme of “Writing Ethnographically During a Pandemic.” How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted your ethnographic research and … Continue reading

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Anthropology and Humanism Editorial Change

As board members of the Society for Humanistic Anthropology and stewards of its journal Anthropology & Humanism, we have the pleasure and responsibility of encouraging the development of humanistic anthropology, publishing and rewarding outstanding scholarship in humanistic anthropology, and serving … Continue reading

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2021 Ethnographic Poetry Competition is now open!

See our Call for Submissions. Deadline is June 10, 2021

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Anthropology & Humanism Special Call for Submissions

Anthropology & Humanism invites essays, articles, creative prose, and poetry from anthropologists and other ethnographers on the theme of “Writing Ethnographically During a Pandemic.” How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted your ethnographic research and writing?  Our normal word limit is … Continue reading

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The 2021 SHA Presidents Awards for Student Writing competitions are now open!

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) invites submissions to our competitions for student writing: the 2021 SHA Presidents Award for Graduate Student Writing, and the 2021 SHA Presidents Award for Undergraduate Student Writing. More information may be found here. Submission … Continue reading

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2021 Turner Prizes in Ethnographic Writing competition is now open!

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology is pleased to announce that the 2021 Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing, and (for eligible first books) the 2021 Edie Turner First Book Prize in Ethnographic Writing, competitions are now open. Submission deadline is … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: 2021 Creative Ethnographic Prose

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 26, 2021! The Society for Humanistic Anthropology is excited to announce the opening of our annual Creative Ethnographic Prose writing competition. Our 2021 deadline is June 1. All details can be found here. We look forward … Continue reading

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2020 Online Award Ceremony: November 8, 2020

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology will hold a virtual award ceremony Sunday November 8, 2020 at 16:00-18:00 EST (4pm-6pm Eastern) as part of the AAA’s Raising Our Voices online meeting. There is no conference fee to attend our award ceremony … Continue reading

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2020 Winners of the SHA Ethnographic Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Competition

We are excited to announce the winners of the 2020 SHA Ethnographic Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Competition, from our largest pool of entries ever received. Judges were: Sowparnika Balaswaminathan, Julia Offen, Katrina Daly Thompson, and John Wood

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2020 Winners of the SHA Presidents Awards for Student Writing

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 SHA Presidents Awards for Student Writing: Shozab Raza, for “The Making of a Revolutionary: Theorizing Mystical Marxism in Rural Pakistan” (graduate award); and Caleb Sabatka, for “Literary Anthropology and an … Continue reading

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