Deadine: June 1,2021.

The American Ethological Society (AES) Sharon Stephens Prize 2021 closes on the 1st of June, 2021.The Sharon Stephens prize is awarded biennially(two years interval) for a junior scholars first book. The prize goes to a work that speaks about contemporary social issues with relevance beyond discipline and academy.
The American Ethological Society was founded in 1842 to encourage emerging anthrological research on human cultures.

PRIZE
$1000

ELIGIBILITY
~Ethnographies and critical works in contemporary theory (single or multi authored) are eligible.
Edited collections are not eligible.
The book should be a first monograph by a Junior scholar, and must have been published in the last two years (2019 or 2020).
Letters of nomination must come from scholars.
NOTE :Nominations from presses are not welcomed.

APPLICATION
Every member of the jury should receive a copy of the nomination letter, hard copy of the book(PDF or ebook) on or before June 1,2021 at their emails and addresses below;
•Naveeda khan(chair)
John Hopkins University
213 Chenery Road
Baltimore, MD 21218
nkhans@jhur.edu

Elizabeth ferry
Department of Anthropology MS 06
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454
ferry@brandeis.edu

Sameena Mulla
Social and cultural sciences
Marquette University
2338 E.Oklahoma Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207
sameena.mulla@marquette.edu

Hoon Song
Department of Anthropology
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
4346 Blaisdell Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55409
songx080@umn.edu

Books and letters of nomination must be received by June 1,2021 for full consideration. Nominating scholars, authors, and publishers should kindly contact Naveeda khan via nkhans@jhur.edu if you have any questions regarding the submission process.

Click here to apply —https://americanethnologist.org
For more information, visit Sharon Stephens Prize.