Graduate Student Paper Prize Competition
SAE is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Graduate Student Essay Competition:
WINNER: Céline Eschenbrenner (Tulane University), “The Sound of Difference: Mobility, Alterity and Sound at the French-Italian Border” (mentor: Naor Ben Yehoyada)
Emily Curtin (CUNY Grad Center), “Belarus in Motion: The Politics of Fitness in Contemporary Minsk” (mentor: Marek Mikuš)
April L. Reber (UC Santa Cruz), “When Middle-Class Talk Goes Underground: Conspiracy Talk, Authoritarian Spectres, and Speech Rights (mentor: Emanuela Grama)
This year’s committee consisted of Elana Resnick (University of California Santa Barbara), Anna Tuckett (Brunel University, London) as well as Julie Kleinman (Fordham University), who is also the outgoing Projects and Publications Chair at SAE.
SAE sends its warmest congratulations to the students whose work has been recognized in this competition and extends our deepest thanks to the colleagues who dedicated their time to the prize committee, as well as those that have agreed to serve as mentors.
Deadline extended to June 30, 2021
* please note that winners will be mentored to publish their papers*
The Society for the Anthropology of Europe is pleased to announce the annual call for submissions for the SAE graduate student paper prize
The winning paper will receive a $400 award and will be automatically submitted for publication in the journal Social Anthropology. Candidates should therefore send their most mature and original work in article format. Word limit is 7,000, inclusive of abstract, main text, and references. Manuscripts must be written in English (original or translation) and must not have previously appeared in print or online media. Limit of one submission per person. The committee will evaluate originality, contribution to the field, inclusivity of diverse perspectives, and writing style appropriate for a manuscript in preparation for publication.
At the time of submission, authors must be graduate students in anthropology or related fields in a university anywhere in the world. There is no citizenship requirement, and women, gender nonconforming, and underrepresented scholars are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates will be notified by early August of the review committee’s decision.
Interested graduate students are invited to submit their previously unpublished work, along with a title page that includes contact information and affiliation, via email to Dr. Julie Kleinman (email@example.com) by June 30, 2021, with the subject line “SAE Paper Prize Submission.”
2020 SAE Graduate Student Paper Prize Winners and Finalists
Winner: Kelly Alexander, “When Food Waste Goes to Work: The New Flavor of the E.U.’s Circular Economy ”
Runner-Up: Antonio Montañes Jiménez, “‘Evangelical Gitanos are a Good Catch: Masculinity, Love, and Christianity in Spain”
Tatiana Safonova, “Digging National Soil: The State, Private Gardens, and Corpses in a Hungarian Village”
Evy Vourlides, “Living with Regenerative Design: Examples of Economic Diversity from Austerity Greece”
Olivia Spalletta, “Transient care, disability, and belonging in the Danish welfare state”