Helen Hornbeck Tanner Student Conference Paper Award
Every year the ASE will award a prize to the best paper presented by a graduate student at the annual meeting. Graduate students must submit their papers in advance and the winner will be announced at the ASE meeting. The award will include a certificate and a cash prize of $250.
The award committee will be comprised of the ASE Councilors. Paper submissions must be between 10 and 12 pages (or 2500 and 3000 words), excluding citations and primary source appendices.
To Submit a Student Conference Paper for the 2014 Award
Please email a pdf copy of your submission by September 19, 2014 to the Society’s secretary, James Joseph Buss, firstname.lastname@example.org with subject: Tanner Award
About Helen Hornbeck Tanner, 1916-2011
The ASE is very pleased to name this award after Helen Hornbeck Tanner, who served as the acting director of the D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History at the Newberry Library, director the Atlas of Great Lakes Indian History Project, and an expert witness and historical consultant for several tribes. She was senior research fellow at the Newberry Library most recently. Dr. Tanner was a long-time supporter of junior scholars, a loyal attendee of ASE meetings, and partial namesake of the Newberry Library’s Power-Tanner fellowship for American Indian scholars.
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