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The purpose of this award is to recognize and support the work of scholars working in the emergent field of Trans Studies, broadly conceived. This $200 prize will be awarded to any caucus member whose paper was accepted for the 2020 annual conference and demonstrates potential to advance the field of trans studies. The recipient will be selected by a committee composed of the caucus chair and two caucus members.

The paper will be selected based on the following criteria: originality of topic; quality of analysis and/or methods; potential to contribute to the field of trans studies; integrative analysis of race, class, gender, sexuality, dis/ability, empire, etc.; and clarity and organization.

 Submission requirements:

  • Accepted paper at the 2020 annual conference
  • Member of Trans/Gender Variant Caucus at time of submission
  • Completed online submission form
  • Paper of no more than 20 pages, double-spaced
  • 1-2 page CV

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.