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.


~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.

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

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

Sameena Mulla
Social and cultural sciences
Marquette University
2338 E.Oklahoma Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207

Hoon Song
Department of Anthropology
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
4346 Blaisdell Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55409

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 if you have any questions regarding the submission process.

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For more information, visit Sharon Stephens Prize.