The Society for East Asian Anthropology invites submissions for the 2018 Francis L.K. Hsu Book Prize. The prize of $300 is given to the English-languaThe Society for East Asian Anthropology invites submissions for the 2018 Francis L.K. Hsu Book Prize. The prize of $300 is given to the English-language book published in the previous calendar year judged to have made the most significant contribution to the field. The prize is named for the late Francis L.K. Hsu (1909-2000), renowned cross-cultural anthropologist and former President (1977-78) of the American Anthropological Association.
Book submissions from all four fields of anthropology as they relate to East Asia, as well as books that venture beyond standard ethnographic modes of writing are very much encouraged. Nominations for the prize may be made by authors, publishers, or interested third parties (with the consent of the author). Reference works, translations, textbooks, edited works, and anthologies are not eligible. Both members and non-members of SEAA are eligible.