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Whaley and Anzaldua Prizes

Sara A. Whaley Prize Guidelines

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) for monographs that address women and labor.

2013-2014 Sara A. Whaley Book Prize Committee
• Carrie Baker, Smith College, Chair
• Jane Collins, University of Wisconsin - Madison
• Nancy Plankey-Videla, Texas A&M University

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:
 

  • 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 (including co-authors)
  • Books considered must have a first date of US publication between May 1, 2013 and April 30, 2014.
  • A senior scholar with a record of publication of at least two books
  • Anthologies will not be considered

Junior Scholar Guidelines
 

  • Must be a current NWSA member (including co-authors)
  • Manuscript must have signed at least a contract with a publisher or the book is already in production
  • Anthologies will not be considered
Click here to apply for the 2014 Sara A. Whaley Book Prize.


Applicants must send 5 copies of their book to:

National Women’s Studies Association
11 E Mount Royal Ave #100
Baltimore, MD 21202
ATTN: NWSA Whaley Book Prize

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


 


Gloria E. Anzaldúa Book Prize

The prize includes $1,000, membership in NWSA and recognition for groundbreaking monographs in women's studies that makes significant multicultural feminist contributions to women of color/transnational scholarship.

The prize honors Gloria Anzaldúa, a valued and long-active member of the National Women's Studies Association.

2013-2014 Gloria E. Anzaldúa Book Prize Committee
• Elora Halim Chowdhury, UMass Boston, Chair
• Piya Chatterjee, University of California, Riverside
• Diane Harriford, Vassar College

Basic Guidelines
 

  • Must be a current NWSA member (including co-authors)
  • Books considered must have a first date of US publication between May 1, 2013 and April 30, 2014
  • The committee seeks  groundbreaking monographs in women's studies that make a significant multicultural feminist contributions to women of color/transnational scholarship
  • Anthologies will not be considered

Click here to apply for the 2014 Gloria E. Anzaldua Book Prize.

Applicants must send 5 copies of their book to:

National Women’s Studies Association
11 E Mount Royal Ave #100
Baltimore, MD 21202
ATTN: NWSA Anzaldúa Book Prize

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