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CFP: 2015 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship

Signs is pleased to announce the competition for the 2015 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship.

Named in honor of the founding editor of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, the Catharine Stimpson Prize is designed to recognize excellence and innovation in the work of emerging feminist scholars.

The Catharine Stimpson Prize is awarded biennially to the best paper in an international competition. Leading feminist scholars from around the globe will select the winner. The prizewinning paper will be
published in Signs, and the author will be provided an honorarium of $1,000. All papers submitted for the Stimpson Prize will be considered for peer review and possible publication in Signs.

Deadline for Submissions: March 1, 2014.

Eligibility: Feminist scholars in the early years of their careers (fewer than seven years since receipt of the terminal degree) are invited to submit papers for the Stimpson Prize. Papers may be on any topic that falls under the broad rubric of interdisciplinary feminist scholarship. Submissions must be no longer than 10,000 words (including notes and references) and must conform to the guidelines for Signs contributors.

Please submit papers online at <> . Be sure to select Major Article—Stimpson Prize as the article type when submitting and indicate submission for the Stimpson Prize in the cover letter. The honorarium will be awarded upon publication of the prizewinning article.