CfP Council on Anthropology and Reproduction (Graduate Student Paper Competition), Deadline: 01.06.08

The Council on Anthropology and Reproduction (CAR), an interest group of the Society for Medical Anthropology, is pleased to announce its eighth annual student paper award competition. The award will go to the best graduate student paper on anthropology and reproduction. Submissions from all fields of anthropology are encouraged. Criteria on which the papers will be judged:

  • Ethnographic richness based on fieldwork
  • Anthropological methodology
  • Linkage of work to other work in anthropology and reproduction
  • Effective use of theory and data
  • Originality/Creativity
  • Organization, quality of writing, and coherence of argument

A committee of CAR members will read the papers. The author of the winning paper will receive a cash award of approximately $250. The winner will be announced in both the CAR Newsletter and the Anthropology Newsletter. An abstract of the winning article will be published in the CAR Newsletter.

Submissions must be received by June 1, 2008. Send four hard copies of the paper. On a separate page, include your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, and school affiliation. Please do not include identifying information on the essay itself. Papers should be double-spaced, no longer than 9,000 words (including references), and references should be formatted in American Anthropologist style. Papers already published or accepted for publication at the time of submission are not eligible.

Questions may be directed to Maggie MacDonald at Address submissions to: Maggie MacDonald, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, York University, Toronto, Ontario CANADA M3J1P3


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