2011 Winners of UC Press/Public Anthropology Competition

The University of California Press in association with the Center for a Public Anthropology annually sponsors an international competition that awards a formal, publishing contract for the best book proposal submitted—independent of whether the author has completed (or even started) the proposed manuscript.

This year, there were 282 submissions. They were from every continent (except Antarctica) and a wide range of professions and disciplines. See the winning submissions.

The California Series in Public Anthropology draws professional scholars from a wide range of disciplines to address major public issues. To reinforce this effort, the University of California Press in association with the Center for a Public Anthropology sponsors an international competition that awards a prize of $5,000 plus a formal, publishing contract for the best book proposal submitted.

The deadline for the 2012 competition is March 1, 2012.

One thought on “2011 Winners of UC Press/Public Anthropology Competition

  1. Franz Boas

    The contest winners remind me of the books profiled by Oprah (i.e., all suitable for coverage by PEOPLE magazine). Is this what Public Anthropology is meant to be: getting our ten minutes on the pop culture circuit? Are these baby books good for the field or even for their authors?

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