Francis L.K. Hsu Book Prize


The Society for East Asian Anthropology invites submissions for the 2015 Francis L.K. Hsu Book Prize. The prize of $300 is given to the English-language book published in the previous calendar year (2014) judged to have made the most significant contribution to the field. The prize is named for the late Francis L.K. Hsu (1909-2000), renowned cross-cultural anthropologist and former President (1977-78) of the American Anthropological Association.

Nominations for the prize may be made by authors, publishers, or interested third parties (with the consent of the author). Reference works, translations, textbooks, edited works, and anthologies are not eligible. Both members and non-members of SEAA are eligible.

Please send one non-returnable copy of the book to each committee member:

Junko Kitanaka
Dept. of Human Sciences, Faculty of Letters
Keio University
2-15-45 Mita
Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8345 Japan

Erik Mueggler
1213 W. Liberty
Ann Arbor, MI 48103 USA

Robert Oppenheim
Department of Asian Studies
120 Inner Campus Drive, Stop G9300
Austin, TX 78712 USA

The 2015 submission deadline for this prize is June 1st, 2015.