The 2018 McJimsey Award Competition
ASIANetwork recognizes the best undergraduate paper in Asian Studies written by students from member institutions. Winning papers are published in ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts.
ASIANetwork invites undergraduate students from member institutions to submit papers for the Marianna McJimsey Award, which recognizes the best undergraduate student paper dealing with Asia.
The prize honors the outstanding service of Marianna McJimsey, the first Executive Director of ASIANetwork and the first editor of ASIANetwork Exchange.
Award: Cash prize, conference registration and lodging for attendance at the 2018 ASIANetwork Annual Meeting. Publication in ASIANetwork Exchange.
Eligibility: Undergraduate students and 2017 graduates from colleges and universities with current membership in ASIANetwork.
Paper Topic: Papers may be on any topic from any academic discipline, but must focus on South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia, or the Asian Diaspora.
Length: Between 3,000 and 5,000 words
Format: Papers should include two separate attachments:
- Cover page including paper title, student’s name, name of the faculty advisor(s), institution, and student’s contact information (mailing address, phone number, and e-mail)
- Paper itself, with no identifying information other than the title included on the individual pages. Failure to meet these conditions will render the submission ineligible for consideration. Only PDF formatted documents will be accepted.
Submission: One entry per student. Papers may be submitted by the author or by a faculty member acting on his/her behalf. No evaluative comments may be presented at the time of nomination.
Send submissions as an e-mail attachment in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive an email response acknowledging your submission within 24 hours.
Deadline: The next deadline will be in early November 2017.