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Critical Disability Studies Caucus Graduate Student Paper Award

Post date: October 15, 2018

The Critical Disability Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association is pleased to announce the competition for the third annual Critical Disability Studies Graduate Student Paper Award. Graduate students who have had papers accepted for the 2018 annual meeting may compete for the award. The members of the prize committee are: Julie Passanante Elman (Chair), Kelly Fritsch, and David Serlin.

Submissions may deal with any aspect of critical disability studies as it intersects with American Studies. Papers that have been previously presented or accepted for publication are ineligible. The prize includes a certificate and recognition at the annual meeting...

Critical Disability Studies Caucus Graduate Student Paper Award

Sunday, September 24, 2017 (All day) to Monday, September 25, 2017 (All day)

The Critical Disability Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association is pleased to
announce the competition for the second annual Critical Disability Studies Graduate Student
Paper Award. Graduate students who have had papers accepted for the 2017 annual meeting may
compete for the award. The members of the prize committee include Julie Passanante
Elman (Chair), Kelly Fritsch, and David Serlin.


Submissions may deal with any aspect of critical disability studies as it intersects with
American Studies. Papers that have been previously presented or accepted for publication
are ineligible. The prize includes a...

Critical Disability Studies Caucus Graduate Student Paper Award

Sunday, September 24, 2017 (All day)

The Critical Disability Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association is pleased to announce the competition for the second annual Critical Disability Studies Graduate Student Paper Award. Graduate students who have had papers accepted for the 2017 annual meeting may compete for the award. The members of the prize committee include Julie Passanante Elman (Chair), Kelly Fritsch, and David Serlin.

Submissions may deal with any aspect of critical disability studies as it intersects with American Studies. Papers that have been previously presented or accepted for publication are ineligible. The prize includes a certificate and $200 honorarium (generously provided by New...

Freeman Awards for Study in Asia

Deadline: 
October 18, 2017

The Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provide scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with a demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

The 2017 Freeman Awards for Study in Asia are available for U.S. citizens or permanent residents at the time of application. Applicants must be undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.8.

The application deadline is October 18, 2017.

Summer, quarter and academic awards consist of $3000, $5000, and $7000 scholarships.

Applicants may find additional information on the website. ...

Critical Disability Studies Caucus Graduate Student Paper Award

The Critical Disability Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association is pleased to announce the competition for the annual Critical Disability Studies Graduate Student Paper Award. Graduate students who have had papers accepted for the annual meeting may compete for the award. The members of the prize committee are: Julie Passanante Elman (Chair), Kelly Fritsch, and David Serlin.

Submissions may deal with any aspect of critical disability studies as it intersects with American Studies. Papers that have been previously presented or accepted for publication are ineligible. The prize includes a certificate and recognition at the annual meeting.

Please submit a single...

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Racial Inequality

Deadline: 
January 18, 2019
Starting Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

DESCRIPTION: Brown University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Research Associate in Racial Inequality to be jointly shared by the Watson Institute for International & Public Affairs and the Center for the Study of Race & Ethnicity in America. We seek a scholar with interests in racial inequality/structural racism in the post-1970s U.S. in areas such as: urban poverty, social and cultural theories of racism, gender, segregation, housing or welfare.

The successful candidate will teach one course per year in a Watson Institute related program, collaborate on the vision, design and implementation of CSREA programming related to his/her research areas...

Richard A. Yarborough Award

About the Richard A. Yarborough Award

The Minority Scholars Committee of the American Studies Association's Richard A. Yarborough Mentoring Award honors a scholar who demonstrates dedication to and excellence in mentoring. The award honors Richard A. Yarborough, an American historian and literary critic whose focuses include African-American literature and nineteenth and twentieth century American literature. He co-edits the Heath Anthology of American Literature series and teaches at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was awarded the inaugural prize for his consistent dedication to mentoring and advising minority scholars....

2017 National Book Award for Outstanding Work about the American Civil Rights Movement

Deadline: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change Call for Nominations for the 2017 National Book Award for Outstanding Work about the American Civil Rights Movement and Its Legacy Book Award Nominations Must Be Postmarked by December 31, 2017

The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis (Memphis, TN) is soliciting nominations for its annual National Book Award. In 1996, University of Memphis officials received approval from the Tennessee Board of Regents to create the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change. The Institute is dedicated to Teaching, Studying, and Promoting Civil Rights and Social Change. Hooks Institute archives include Dr. Hooks’ personal papers,...

Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies

Deadline: 
October 15, 2018

The Wellesley College American Studies Program invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the level of assistant professor in the field of Asian American Studies, to begin Fall 2019. This position involves a four course per year teaching load, at all levels of the curriculum, and will include teaching an introductory course in Asian American Studies. The position also includes advising students in the Asian American Studies minor and participating in programming for American Studies.

We will consider advanced doctoral students as well as early-career assistant professors (Ph.D. preferred, ABD considered). The ideal candidate would be an excellent teacher with a...

ASA Awards and Prizes

The American Studies Association recognizes scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and public service through its annual awards and prizes. 
 

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Prize Category Deadline
John Hope Franklin Prize Best Book March 1
Lora Romero Prize Best First Book  March 1
Ralph Henry Gabriel Prize Best Dissertation  June 1
Bode-Pearson Prize Outstanding Contribution to American Studies June 30
Angela Y. Davis Prize Outstanding Public Scholarship June 30
Mary C. Turpie Prize Teaching, Advising, and Program Development in American Studies June 30
Wize-Susman Prize Best Student Paper at the Annual Meeting Oct 8

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