National Women’s Studies Association (NSWA) Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards
Deadline: June 30
The purpose of the Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards is to discover, encourage, and promote the intellectual development of emerging scholars who engage in critical theoretical discussions and/or analyses about feminist or womanist issues concerning women and girls of color in the United States and the diaspora.
Four (4) $500 awards are available for women of color currently enrolled in a graduate or professional program and are current members of NWSA.
Submissions must be from a NWSA member and woman of color currently enrolled in a graduate or professional program. Recent PhD graduates who received doctoral degress no earlier than May, 2011 are also eligible.
The Caucus identifies women of color as those persons from African, Asian (including Asian American, Pacific Islander, Arab or Middle East Asian), Latin American, or American Indian (including African Native American or Alaskan Native) descent.
Applicants should address the conference theme, Decoloniality, and/or address one of its thematic areas: 1) Unsettling Settler Logics, 2) Movements and Migrations, 3) Bodies and Biopolitics, 4) Borders and Be/longings, 5) World-Making and Resistant Imaginaries.
Submissions should be original, unpublished manuscripts between 15 – 25 pages, excluding the bibliography. The title page should include the applicant’s name, temporary and permanent address, phone number, email address, college or university affiliation, and student statues (graduate or eligible post graduate) in the top right corner. No other identification information should appear in the manuscript.
Complete the application and follow the instructions to submit the essay.
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