Raphael Patai Prize in Jewish Folklore and Ethnology
Awarded for best unpublished essay on Jewish folklore and ethnology completed by a student between January 2012-June 2013.
Format and Guidelines: 8-12,000 words, in English, prepared
electronically in Word (with in-text citations and reference list).
Deadline: July 1, 2013 Contact: Professor Simon J. Bronner, School of Humanities, The
Pennsylvania State University, 777 West Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA
17057-4898, USA; email@example.com
The Jewish Folklore and Ethnology Section of the American Folklore
Society and the Committee on the Anthropology of Jews and Judaism of the
American Anthropological Association invite submissions for its Raphael
Patai Prize in Jewish Folklore and Ethnology
awarded for the best unpublished student paper on Jewish folklore and
ethnology completed between January 2012 and June 2013. Submissions are
reviewed by an international committee and notifications are made by
October 2013. Papers sent for the Prize are considered
submissions to the book series Jewish Cultural Studies (Littman Library
of Jewish Civilization, Oxford, UK, http://www.littman.co.uk/jcs/)and should not be under review with any other publication. The winner of
the prize receives $200 and a citation from the American Folklore Society.
The criteria for submissions are:
1. Papers will be written in English. Approaches to the subject cover
Jewish material and apply folkloristic and ethnological perspectives.
2. The length of papers is of publishable essay length–usually 8 to
12,000 words. The citation style uses in-text citations and a reference
3. Submitted unpublished paper was written by a student between January 2012 and June 2013, and not submitted for publication.
4. Papers should be submitted electronically in Word on or before July 1, 2013 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Submitters give their contact information, including postal and email
address; submitters should identify the university and department (give
course and professor's name if appropriate) where the paper was
For more information, see http://www.afsnet.org/?page=JewishFLE or write email@example.com.