2013 EGSG Student Paper Competition Information
The Ethnic Geography Specialty Group (EGSG) invites submissions for its annual student paper competition. The winner will receive a $250 prize, a certificate, a ticket to the AAG awards luncheon, and formal recognition at the banquet and in the AAG Newsletter.
Papers must be based on original research completed as an undergraduate or graduate student and must adhere to the following guidelines:
1. To be considered for the award, students must present their research at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the AAG. Participants are also strongly encouraged to attend the EGSG business meeting during the AAG 2013 in Los Angeles.
2. The topic must be on some aspect of ethnic geography.
3. The text portion should be double-spaced and not exceed twenty pages, and the total paper length should not exceed thirty pages.
4. Papers co-authored with faculty will not be considered for student awards. However, papers by multiple student authors are acceptable.
5. The paper must be sent via e-mail to Dr. José R. Díaz-Garayúa (firstname.lastname@example.org). If there are essential graphics which cannot be e-mailed, the graphics may be sent via mail.
6. The papers must be received no later than April 1, 2013, at the address below.
will be judged on written clarity, methodological soundness, contribution
to scholarship in ethnic geography, and overall effectiveness. The conference
presentation will not be considered in the
For further information, please contact Dr. José R. Díaz-Garayúa, Department of History, Geography & Global Studies, Coppin State University.
Award Committee: Chair, José R. Díaz-Garayúa (Coppin State University), Susan Hume (Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville), and Jim Smith (Towson University).
Student Paper Competition winners:
2012 - Alexandra Giancarlo, Louisiana State University
2013 EGSG Dissertation Proposal Competition
The Ethnic Geography Specialty Group is pleased to sponsor its Annual Dissertation Proposal Competition. Doctoral students who have completed the dissertation proposal stage of their program (are ABD) are eligible to submit their proposals for adjudication in this competition. The EGSG Dissertation Proposal Committee will evaluate all submissions based on written clarity, methodological rigor and overall contribution to ethnic geography scholarship. The selected winner will receive a $250 prize, a certificate acknowledging the award, a ticket to the AAG awards luncheon, and formal recognition at the luncheon and in the AAG and EGSG Newsletters.
The dissertation proposal topic must be on some aspect of ethnic geography
(See below for recent winners and proposal titles).
Committee: Alan Marcus (Towson University), Qingfang Wang (University of North Carolona at Charlotte), and Edris Montalvo (Cameron University)
Dissertation Proposal winners:
- Luna Vives, University of British Columbia - Negotiating Borders:
Gendered Transnationalism from Senegal to Spain.
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