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Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize


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Posted by: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Deadline: Tue, January 15th, 2019

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Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize


In Partnership with the Journal American Art


The Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize recognizes excellent scholarship by a non-U.S. citizen working in the field of historical American art. Manuscripts should advance the understanding of American art by demonstrating new findings and original perspectives. The prize winner will be given the opportunity to work toward publication in American Art, the peer-reviewed journal copublished by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the University of Chicago Press. The winner will receive a $1,000 cash award and a travel stipend of up to $3,500 to give a presentation in Washington, D.C., and meet with museum staff and research fellows.


Eligibility requirements: Authors must be non-U.S. citizens who have achieved doctoral candidacy or completed a doctoral degree (or the equivalent), and have not previously had a manuscript accepted for publication in American Art. Essays may focus on any aspect of historical (pre-1980) American art and visual culture; however, architecture and film studies are not eligible. Essays may be submitted in any language; abstracts must be submitted in English.


Submissions for the 2019 prize must be sent to TerraEssayPrize@si.edu by January 15, 2019. For information on the prize, available in English, French, Spanish, German, and Italian, please consult AmericanArt.si.edu/research/awards/terra.



Posted on Wed, October 10th, 2018
Expires on Tue, January 15th, 2019

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