Παρασκευή, 13 Μαρτίου 2020
WAYLAND HAND BOOK PRIZE FOR FOLKLORE & HISTORY (deadline for submissions June, 1 2020)
The History and Folklore Section of the American Folklore Society (AFS) invites submissions for its biennial Wayland D. Hand Prize for an outstanding book that combines historical and folkloristic perspectives. A work offered for consideration can be an authored book, edited volume or reference work, or exhibition catalog published between June 1, 2018, and May 31, 2020.
The prize honors Wayland D. Hand (1907–1986) who as president of the AFS and in his teaching and scholarship encouraged historical methodology in folklore research. The winner of the Wayland D. Hand Prize will receive 200 USD and an accolade from the AFS. The prize-winning book will be publicized at the annual meeting of the American Folklore Society in October and receive notice in the pages of the Folklore Historian, the annual publication of the History and Folklore Section of the AFS. For a list of previous winners, see https://www.afsnet.org/page/HistoryFolklore.
Submissions can be from authors or publishers. Submit three copies of the book for judges on or before June 1, 2020 to:
Simon J. Bronner, Dean of the College of General Studies,
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,1500 North University Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188