The results of the SPA-sponsored prize competitions were announced at the business meeting/reception at the AAA’s in San Francisco.
Cheryl Mattingly received the Stirling Prize for Best Published Book in Psychological Anthropology for The Paradox of Hope: Journeys through a Clinical Borderland (University of California Press).
The Condon Prize for Best Student Essay in Psychological Anthropology went to Sara Lewis for her essay “Trauma and the Making of Flexible Minds in the Tibetan Exile Community.” Look for a version of this in an upcoming issue of Ethos!
Douglas Hollan received the Boyer Prize for Contributions to Psychoanalytic Anthropology for his 2012 paper “On the Varieties and Particularities of Cultural Experience.”
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The submission portal for the SPA Biennial is now open. The conference will be held April 4 – April 7, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay in San Diego, CA. For the first time the meeting will be held jointly with the Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group. The deadline for submitting panel and paper abstracts is December 18, but earlier submissions are highly encouraged.
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