CFP: Best Graduate Student Paper Prize, The Alcohol, Drug, and Tobacco Study Group (ADTSG) of the Society for Medical Anthropology

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, pharmaceuticals, 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 Meetingin November. Submissions from all anthropological sub-disciplines are encouraged.

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QUALIFYING CRITERIA
§  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 at time of submission
§  May be unpublished or submitted for publication at the time of submission

JUDGEMENT CRITERIA
§  Originality of fieldwork and data
§  Richness of substantive or evidentiary materials
§  Clarity of anthropological methods
§  Linkage of work to social science literature
§  Effective use of theory and data
§  Organization, quality of writing, and coherence of argument

SUBMISSION PROCESS
§  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
numbers)
§  References should be formatted in the American Anthropologist style
§  Please submit an electronic copy to Taz Karim, chair of ADTSG at
karimtaz[at]msu [dot]edu.
§  Submissions must be received by 5:00PM EST, September 1, 2012 for full consideration