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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Graduate Student Paper Prize - Society for Medical Anthropology - deadline October 31


*Deadline: October 31, 2015 @ 5pm*

The Alcohol, Drug, and Tobacco Study Group (ADTSG) of the Society for
Medical Anthropology requests submissions for the best graduate student
paper in the anthropology of alcohol, drugs, tobacco or similar substances.
Qualifying submissions will be judged by a committee of ADTSG members. The
author of the winning paper will receive a cash award of $100 and her or
his name will be announced in Anthropology News and at the Society for
Medical Anthropology awards ceremony at the American Anthropological
Association Annual Meeting in November. Submissions from all
anthropological sub-disciplines are encouraged.


- No more than 9,000 words
- Must be based on original fieldwork and data
- Must have been written in the past 12 months
- Primary or first author must be a graduate student
- Must be unpublished at the time of submission


- Originality of fieldwork and data
- Richness of substantive or evidentiary materials
- Clarity of anthropological methods
- Linkage of work to anthropological literature
- Effective use of theory and data
- Organization, quality of writing, and coherence of argument
- Contributions to anthropology of alcohol, drugs, tobacco or similar


- Please do not include your name or any identifying information in the
paper itself
- Papers must be double spaced and in PDF format (please include page
- References should be formatted in the American Anthropologist style
- Please submit an electronic copy to Tazin Daniels, chair of ADTSG at
- Submissions must be received by 5:00PM EST, October 31, 2015 for full

Questions may be directed to Tazin Daniels at the above email address. We
look forward to your submissions!

*Tazin Daniels*

SIG Chair

Alcohol Drugs and Tobacco Study Group

Society for Medical Anthropology

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