08 April 2011

NWSA Gloria E. Anzaldua Book Prize (for transnational/ women of color scholarship)

Post date: 08 April 2011
Deadline: 1 May 2011


Thanks to a generous bequest from Sara A. Whaley, NWSA will offer two $2,000 Sara A. Whaley book awards on the topic of women and labor. This prize honors Sara Whaley, who owned Rush Publishing and was the editor of Women's Studies Abstracts. Each year NWSA will award up to 2 book awards ($2,000 each) on the topic of women and labor.

Basic Guidelines:

Women of color of the U.S. and/or International origin are encouraged to apply.

Suggested topics on women and labor include but are not limited to:

1. Migration and women’s paid jobs
2. Illegal immigration and women’s work
3. Impact of Aids on women’s employment
4. Trafficking of women and women’s employment
5. Women and domestic works
6. Impact of race on women’s work

Senior Scholar Guidelines

* Must be a current NWSA member
* Books considered must have a first date of US publication between May 1, 2010 and April 30, 2011.
* A senior scholar with a record of publication of at least two books.

Junior Scholar Guidelines

* Must be a current NWSA member.
* Manuscript must have signed at least a contract with a publisher or the book is already in production.

Next deadline to apply: May 1, 2011

1) Complete the application form

You will be asked for title, ISBN, year published, year, 50-100 word abstract, and a single page CV.

2) Send 5 copies of your book or manuscript to:

National Women’s Studies Association
7100 Baltimore Ave, Suite 203
College Park, MD 20740
ATTN: NWSA Whaley Book Prize

Please note: Unfortunately, we cannot return books sent to NWSA.

Download the brochure (pdf)

Download the guidelines(pdf)

Previous Recipients

Apply here.
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