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Events

May. 20 | 2014 Gabriel Prize
Nominations for 2014 Ralph Henry Gabriel Prize for the best doctoral dissertation in American Studies due

Jun. 30 | 2014 Angela Y. Davis Prize
Nominations for the 2014 Angela Y. Davis Prize for Public Scholarship due

Jun. 30 | 2014 Bode-Pearson Prize
Nominations for the 2014 Bode-Pearson Prize for Outstanding Contributions to American Studies due

Jun. 30 | 2014 Mary C. Turpie Prize
Nominations for the 2014 Turpie Prize for Outstanding Teaching, Advising, and Program Development in American studies due

Committee Awards and Prizes

The standing committees may propose prizes to be awarded to the constituencies they represent within the American Studies Association. Such prizes may be established subject to the approval of the Council. The sponsoring committee will administer them. The sponsoring committee may raise funds to support the prize. The Association may not fund these prizes except that a standing committee may apply its $1,000 discretionary budget to this end.

The recipients may be included on the ASA electronic press release, to be distributed prior to the annual meeting, in the ASA e-newsletter, and on the committee’s website. The prize lists will be due on October 1st. The committee prizes should be announced at committee events. Only prizes awarded by an ASA prize committee may be presented at the annual awards ceremony preceding the presidential address at the convention.


Comparative Ethnic Studies Prize

The ASA Committee on Ethnic Studies awards the Comparative Ethnic Studies Prize each year for the best paper to be presented at the annual meeting that highlights from a global or comparative perspective the power of race/ethnicity to shape the lives of diverse groups of people.

Gloria E. Anzaldua Award for Independent Scholars, Contingent or Community College Faculty

The ASA Women’s Committee awards the Gloria E. Anzaldua Prize to an independent scholar and/or contingent or community college faculty member who demonstrates an affinity with Anzaldua’s oeuvre, vision, or political commitments and who addresses connections among some or all of the following categories:  race, ethnicity, citizenship, class, gender, sexuality, and dis/ability.

Richard A. Yarborough Mentoring Award

The ASA Minority Scholars Committee awards the Richard A. Yarborough Mentoring Award to honor a scholar who, like Richard Yarborough, demonstrates dedication to and excellence in mentoring underrepresented faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and/or college, university or high school students.