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Leacock Travel Grant, 2015 SANA conference - APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 9:

APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 9: Leacock Travel Grant, 2015 SANA conference

Eleanor "Happy" Leacock 2015 Travel Grant

The Society for the Anthropology of North America (SANA) announces
requests for submission for the 2015 Eleanor "Happy" Leacock Travel
Grant for independent scholars and contingent or community college
faculty. Two awards ranging from $400-600 will be awarded for travel
to the 2015 SANA Conference at John Jay College, CUNY, NYC, April

This grant honors Eleanor "Happy" Leacock's outstanding career as an
independent scholar and her labor as a semi-employed faculty member
prior to securing full-time employment at Brooklyn Polytechnic
Institute and later the City University of New York (City College at
the time) where she became Chair of the Department of Anthropology.
Submissions should relate to the study of North America and, in
keeping with Leacock's contributions to feminist, urban, and activist
anthropology, address issues of inequality based on gender, race,
class, ethnicity, and/or sexuality.

Additional guidelines:
• Applicants must work as independent scholars, as faculty at
community colleges, and/or in a contingent capacity for a college or
university. This includes part-time instructors, adjunct instructors,
and full-time, non-tenure-track instructors.
• This travel grant is awarded on a competitive basis and reviewed
by a committee comprised of members from the SANA board. SANA is an
intentionally inclusive community of anthropologists and encourages
everyone eligible to apply for this grant regardless of society's
labels or anthropology's disciplinary boundaries. However, applicants
must be SANA members intending to present at the 2015 SANA
Conference. Please see for instructions
on how to join SANA.
• Since the St. Clair Drake Student Travel Grant funds currently
enrolled graduate students, they are ineligible for this grant, even
if they meet the other qualifications.
• Travel grants will not be awarded to any individual more than once.
• The exact grant amount will be determined by the geographic
location, i.e distance from the conference, of the winner's
residence. The amount will be no less than $400 and no more than $600.
• In the future, priority will be given to applicants who have
unsuccessfully applied previously.
• To apply, submit your paper abstract (even if acceptance is
still pending), university affiliation, and contact information to by March 8, 2015. Also include a brief
summary – no more than 100 words – illustrating that your current
employment is in accordance with the award's guidelines.

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