AFA is pleased to invite graduate and undergraduate students to submit essays in feministanthropology for the Sylvia Forman Student Paper Prize competition, named for the late Sylvia Helen Forman, one of the founders of AFA whose dedication to both her students and feminist principles contributed to the growth of feminist anthropology. We encourage essays in all four subfields of anthropology. Essays may be based on research on a wide variety of topics including (but not limited to) feminist analysis of women’s work, education, reproduction, sexuality, religion, and expressive culture, language, family and kin relations, economic development, gender and material culture, gender and biology, women and development, globalization, and intersectionalities of gender, race, sexuality, and class.
Application Deadline: May 1, Annually.
Essays will be judged on:
Note: For essays that have been submitted but not yet accepted for publication, contact the Forman Prize Chair (via [email protected]) well before the submission deadline.
Prior to review of award submissions, AFA membership will be verified. Thank you for supporting our section!
Please email your submission a single Portable File Document (PDF) with the subject “Sylvia Forman Prize Submission” to: [email protected].