Call for Submissions: 2017 Mary Zirin Prize
The Association for Women in Slavic Studies (AWSS) is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the Mary Zirin Prize in recognition of an independent scholar in the field of Slavic Studies. The award of $500 is named for Mary Zirin, the founder of Women East-West. Working as an independent scholar, Zirin produced and encouraged fundamental works in Slavic/East European Women's Studies and has been instrumental in the development of the AWSS.
The Zirin Prize Committee will accept nominations (including self-nominations) until September 1, 2017. Nominations must include: (1) a nomination letter of be no more than two-pages double-spaced; (2) the nominee's current curriculum vitae; and (3) a sample publication (e.g., article or book chapter). The nomination letter must describe the scholar's contribution to the field, as well as work in progress. Nominations should be sent to Marilyn Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by postal mail to: Marilyn Schwinn Smith, 14 Allen Street, Amherst, MA 01002.
The members of the Mary Zirin Committee are Marilyn Schwinn Smith (chair), Sascha L. Goluboff, and Ellen Elias-Bursac.
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