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CFP: 2013 Elli Köngäs-Maranda Prizes

Wednesday, August 28, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lorraine Cashman
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Each year, the Women’s Section of the American Folklore Society awards two prizes in honor of pioneering scholar Elli Köngäs-Maranda. The prizes recognize superior work on women’s traditional, vernacular, or local culture and/or feminist theory and folklore.

Student Prize

  • for an undergraduate or graduate student paper (up to 30 pages in length)
  • entrants must either be currently enrolled in a degree program as of the submission deadline or have been enrolled in one during the 2012-2013 academic year
  • carries an award of $100
  • submission deadline is September 30th, 2013
  • may be submitted as either email attachment (preferred) or as hard copy

Professional/Non-Student Prize

  • eligible work includes: publications, films, videos, exhibitions or exhibition catalogues, or sound recordings
  • materials should have been published/produced no more than two years prior to the submission deadline
  • carries an award of $250
  • submission deadline (postmarked) is September 30th, 2013
  • please submit three copies of books, videos, etc.

The awards will be announced at the American Folklore Society Annual Meeting in Providence, RI, October 16-19, 2013. Prize recipients need not be members of the Society.

Please direct all submissions and questions to:

Brittany Warman
℅ The Ohio State University English Department
421 Denney Hall
164 West 17th Ave
Columbus, Ohio 43210

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