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AFS Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Section Invites Submissions for Two Student Awards

Monday, August 19, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alexandra Sanchez

Submissions for the Don Yoder Prize for the Best Graduate Student Paper in Folk Belief or Religious Folklife and the William A. Wilson Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Undergraduate Paper Prize are now being accepted with an honorarium of $500 and $250, respectively. These awards are sponsored by the AFS Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Section. 

Any research paper written after January 1, 2018, published or unpublished at the time of submission, and written on a folk belief or religious folklife topic can be submitted.

Interested applicants must submit the following materials for consideration:

  • Research paper
  • A cover letter specifying the date when the paper was written; the conference, colloquium, or course where the paper has been or will be submitted; or the publication in which it will be published
  • A short biographical statement about the author, including the author’s current graduate or undergraduate status, and about the research
  • A letter or e-mail from a faculty sponsor endorsing submission of the paper

Deadline: The online and postmark deadline for submissions is September 15.

Application materials should be sent to: 

Leonard Norman Primiano
Professor and Chair
Department of Religious Studies
Cabrini University
610 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA 19087 USA

Mail and electronic submissions are both accepted. Electronic submissions are preferred.

For more information on the award, further guidelines on the application material, or directions on mailing submissions, please refer to the AFS Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Section page

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