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CFP: Elli Köngäs-Maranda Prize

Monday, September 22, 2014   (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. The content of the nominations must focus on some aspect of women's folklore.


EKM 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 within the previous academic year
  • carries an award of $100
  • submission deadline October 17th, 2014
  • may be submitted as either hard copy or (preferably) e-mail attachment


EKM 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) October 17th, 2014
  • please submit three copies of books, videos, etc.

Submit materials for both prizes to:

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

Awards will be announced at the annual meeting of the American Folklore Society. Prize recipients need not be members of the Society.

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