Biennial Sally Banes Publication Prize
Deadline: This award is given in even-numbered years. The next deadline will be March 15, 2014.
Purpose: This prize honors the publication (book or essay) that, in the opinion of the prize committee, best explores the intersections of theatre and dance/movement in the previous two calendar years.
Eligibility: Any independent, tenured, or untenured scholar is eligible. Eligible books and articles must have been published in 2012 or 2013.
Nomination: Nominations can come from the author of a book or essay, any member of ASTR, or a book publisher or an editor of a journal or collection in which an essay has appeared. Authors can nominate only one essay. Editors can nominate one essay per volume. Book publishers and journal/collection editors are invited to send one copy of each book they wish to be considered to each member of the Biennial Sally Banes Publication Prize committee (i.e. three copies total). Essays may be sent either as hard copies or electronically, in either case to all three committee members.
Evaluation: The winning book or essay will be judged based on (1) innovation in methodological approach; (2)critical and/or historical rigor; (3) potential for encouraging future scholarship that will strengthen exchanges between theatre and dance/movement.
Notification: Winner will be notified by July 15, 2014.