Submit Your Papers: Win $1,000 for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship

feminist call for papers

This call for papers seems a little early, but we’ll announce them as we get them regardless. The University of Chicago Press is accepting submissions for the Catharine Stimpson Prize for Oustanding Feminist Scholarship. The deadline is March 1, 2014, and the prize is announced in 2015, so you’ll be sure to have that “holy shit, I just found 20 bucks in this old pair of pants” x50 if you actually win. Winners will also be published in the journal Signs.

The University of Chicago Press is pleased to announce the competition for the 2015 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship. Named in honor of the founding editor of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, the Catharine Stimpson Prize is designed to recognize excellence and innovation in the work of emerging feminist scholars.

The Catharine Stimpson Prize is awarded biennially to the best paper in an international competition. Leading feminist scholars from around the globe will select the winner. The prizewinning paper will be published in Signs, and the author will be provided an honorarium of $1,000. All papers submitted for the Stimpson Prize will be considered for peer review and possible publication in Signs.

Eligibility: Feminist scholars in the early years of their careers (fewer than seven years since receipt of the terminal degree) are invited to submit papers for the Stimpson Prize. Papers may be on any topic that falls under the broad rubric of interdisciplinary feminist scholarship. Submissions must be no longer than 10,000 words (including notes and references) and must conform to the guidelines for Signs contributors.

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