15 April 2012

NWSA - Sara A. Whaley Book Prize 2012 (book award for women of color)

Post date: 15 April 2012
Deadline: 1 May 2012

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.


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:
  • Migration and women’s paid jobs
  • Illegal immigration and women’s work
  • Impact of AIDS on women’s employment
  • Trafficking of women and women’s employment
  • Women and domestic works
  • 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, 2011 and April 30, 2012.
  • 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.


For inquiries: nwsaoffice@nwsa.org

For submissions: apply online here

Website: http://www.nwsa.org
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