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Friday, July 18, 2014

Call for Nominations: Diane Forsythe Prize

Call for Nominations: Diane Forsythe Prize
by Betsey Brada

The Diana Forsythe Prize was created in 1998 to celebrate the best book
or series of published articles in the spirit of Diana Forsythe's feminist
anthropological research on work, science, and/or technology, including
biomedicine. The Prize is awarded annually at the meeting of the American
Anthropological Association by a committee consisting of one representative
from the Society for the Anthropology of Work (SAW) and two from the
Committee on the Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Computing
(CASTAC). It is supported by the General Anthropology Division (GAD) and
Bern Shen.

Self-nominations are welcomed. To be eligible, books must have been
published in the last five years (copyright 2009 or later). The current
submission deadline is July 31, 2014 (early nominations appreciated) and
nominations should be sent via email to the Selection Committee Chair, João
Biehl, at Publishers, please send a copy of nominated
titles to each of the selection committee members listed below.

João Biehl
Department of Anthropology
Princeton University
128 Aaron Burr Hall
Princeton, NJ 08544

Stefan Helmreich
Department of Anthropology
Room E53-335Q
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA

Nina Brown
Department of Anthropology
Community College of Baltimore County
7201 Rossville Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21237-3899

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