FSA Book Prize sponsored by Emerald Re-Launched!
Following a one-year hiatus we are pleased to relaunch the prize and offer two prizes, one for 2019 and one for 2020. An award of £250 will be presented to the winner of the 2019 prize and the 2020 prize.
Please note the 2019 prize is for books published between 1st 2018 and December 31st 2018 and the 2020 prize is for books published between January 1st 2019 and December 31st 2019.
The deadline for entries is Friday 4th December 2020.
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The FSA annual book prize aims to reward ingenuity and scholarship in the fields of feminist, gender or women’s studies. The FSA welcomes entries from across a range of disciplines and specialisms in sciences or humanities. It is intended to recognise scholarship which is innovative, interdisciplinary and grounded in feminist theory and practice.
The FSA annual book prize is sponsored by Emerald Publishing. For over 50 years Emerald Publishing has been helping academics and practitioners work together to make a positive change in the world. We know the importance of fresh thinking and diverse voices in creating impactful research and are proud to sponsor the FSA annual book prize.
Previous Book Prize Winners include:
- 2018: Dr. Maria do Mar Pereira for Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship: An Ethnography of Academia (Routledge). Read the judges’ comments.
- 2017: Dr. Katie Natanel for Sustaining Conflict Apathy and Domination in Israel-Palestine (University of California Press). Read the judges’ comments.
- 2016: Dr. Deborah Withers for ‘Feminism, Digital Culture and the Politics of Transmission: Theory, Practice and Cultural Heritage’ (Rowman & Littlefield International). Read the judges’ comments.
- 2015: Professor Alison Phipps for The Politics of the Body: Gender in a Neoliberal and Neoconservative Age (Polity).
- 2014: Dr. Abigail Rine for Irigaray, Incarnation and Contemporary Women’s Fiction (Bloomsbury).
- 2013: Dr. Jane Monckton-Smith for Murder, Gender and the Media: Narratives of Dangerous Love (Palgrave Macmillan).
- 2012: Professor Clare Hemmings for Why Stories Matter: The Political Grammar of Feminist Theory (Duke University Press).
- 2011: Professor Sara Ahmed for The Promise of Happiness (Duke University Press).
- 2010: Dr. Wendy Harcourt for Body Politics in Development: Critical Debates in Gender and Development (Zed Books).
- 2009: Dr. Margaretta Jolly for In Love and Struggle: Letters in Contemporary Feminism (Columbia University Press).
How to enter the annual book prize
Books are nominated by publishers, members and authors and the winner is selected by three independent judges. The deadline for entries is Friday 4th December 2020.