samedi 18 mars 2017

Prix du livre sur la reproduction

Adele E. Clarke Book Award

Call for submissions

ReproNetwork, an interdisciplinary group of researchers who study reproduction, invites submissions for the 2017 Adele E. Clarke Book Award. This award is for an outstanding socio-cultural study of reproductive processes, experiences, technologies, politics, and/or practices published in 2015 or 2016. Consistent with the composition of the ReproNetwork community (detailed below), the prize committee welcomes submissions by historians, sociologists, anthropologists, public intellectuals, activists, and others.

Initiated by the ReproNetwork community in 2014, the Adele E. Clarke Book Award will be presented every other fall to honor a groundbreaking work judged to be the most potentially influential contribution to scholarship on reproduction. Influence may reflect the book’s quality, timeliness, innovation, and/or overall impact on the field of reproductive studies.

· Book must make a contribution to understanding of reproduction
· Book must be sole-authored or co-authored; edited collections and anthologies will not be considered
· Book must have a copyright date of 2015 or 2016

Please send questions to the chair of the committee, Lara Freidenfelds,

The deadline for receipt of all materials is May 1, 2017.

Authors, publishers, or other scholars and advocates may nominate a book. Please send a letter of nomination to the chair of the prize committee. The nomination letter may be sent by Email ( or postal service (see below).

In addition to the letter, please arrange to have the publisher send a paper or electronic copy of the book directly to each member of the Selection Committee at the following addresses:

Lara Freidenfelds (chair), 118 Hillside Ave, Chatham, NJ 07928;
Katrina Kimport, UCSF – ANSIRH, 1330 Broadway, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612;
Larry Greil, 61 Pine Hill Drive, Alfred, NY 14802;

Tara N. Gaston, PO Box 649, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866;

Mounia El Kotni, (electronic submission preferred); SUNA Albany, Anthropology Department AS 237, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222

Books and nomination letters must be received by the deadline of May 1, 2017 to be considered. 

Chair: Lara Freidenfelds, History, Independent Scholar
Katrina Kimport, Sociology, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, UCSF
Larry Greil, Sociology, Alfred University
Tara Gaston, Law, Birth Rights Bar Association
Mounia El Kotni, Anthropology, SUNY Albany

ReproNetwork aims to provide a space for social scientists and advocates working on reproductive issues to connect with one another—a place to share research ideas and resources. ReproNetwork includes students, professors, advocates, sociologists, anthropologists, midwives, and others. You may become a member by subscribing to our listserv or by following our Facebook page.

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