1) attending the AAA meetings to give a paper related to feminist anthropology; or

2) organizing a session on feminist anthropology; or
3) actively seeking employment as a feminist anthropologist.

Interested individuals should submit the following application materials:
1) A cover letter that
a) summarizes the applicants work and how it honors Hurston’s legacy;
b) indicates the applicant’s status (student or recent PhD);
c) membership in an underrepresented group;
d) applicability of evaluation criteria.

2) Supporting materials:
a) If you are presenting a paper at the AAA meetings, please submit a copy of your abstract and the name of the session;
b) If you have organized a session on feminist anthropology, please submit the abstract of your session and the date when it is scheduled;
c) If you are attending the AAA meetings to seek or secure employment in feminist anthropology, please submit a statement on your job search plans for the meetings.

3) A recommendation letter in support of the application from your primary academic advisor.

Please email your application along with supporting materials, and direct any inquiries, to:

Dr. Erica L. Williams ([email protected])
Chair, AFA Zora Neale Hurston Travel Award Committee
Sociology and Anthropology Department
350 Spelman Lane, SW Box 1702
Spelman College
Atlanta, GA 30314

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