Category Archives: Poetry

Anthropology & Humanism: Call for Applications for Poetry Editor

We invite proposals from members or prospective members of the Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) to serve as Poetry Editor for Anthropology & Humanism. Applications should be sent to Katrina Daly Thompson, Editor-in-Chief of Anthropology & Humanism (katrina.daly.thompson@wisc.edu). The position … 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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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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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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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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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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Capturing the Ethnographic Surfeit: A few poems from the Society for Humanistic Anthropology Poetry Workshop

From the 2016 AAA meetings in Minneapolis Lead by Ather Zia & Adrie Kusserow One of the exercises in the Poetry Workshop included that the participants share an old or a new poem written in the workshop itself based on a … Continue reading

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