SUNTA Graduate Student Paper Prize. Submissions Due: September 10, 2017

The Society for Urban, National and Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA) is pleased to announce its graduate paper prize competition. We are seeking student papers that address SUNTA’s interests, including urban life, space and place, poverty and homelessness, transnational social processes, impacts of globalization, refugees and immigration.  The prize includes a cash award of $250. The winner will be announced at the 2017 AAA meetings in Washington, DC. Papers should be submitted by email to Ahmed Kanna ( by September 10, 2017. 

Authors who are current graduate students or who have graduated within the 2017 calendar year are eligible for the competition, as long as the submission was composed while she or he was a graduate student.  Submissions will be accepted from both faculty and the students themselves.  Letters of recommendation/justification are not required.  SUNTA membership is not required. International entries are encouraged, but papers must be submitted in English.  Papers should be no more than 30 double-spaced pages, including bibliography, notes and images/figures, and in 12-point font.  The paper’s formatting (e.g., citations, bibliographies, etc.) should be consistent throughout.  Send queries to Ahmed Kanna at the mail above.