Prix Robert-Klymasz

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Robert Klymasz Award

The Folklore Studies Association of Canada (FSAC) is pleased to announce a new prize in the honour of Dr. Robert Klymasz, a renowned Ukrainian Canadian folklorist. The 2023/4 award – CAN $500 – will be given for the best paper on any aspect of the expressive and creative culture of Ukraine written by a graduate student, underemployed, or unaffiliated scholar. Eligible submissions must be rooted in the disciplines of folkloristics, ethnology, or closely related fields. They must have been written in the year of 2023/4 for either a university course or a publication. If the winning paper is unpublished, it will be considered for publication in Ethnologies. Applicants must be members of FSAC. However, membership fees will be waved for award applicants residing in Ukraine. The award is sponsored by Dr. Natalie Kononenko. Submission package must include: 

A copy of the paper, in either English or French, formatted according to the Ethnologies style [https://www.aceffsac.ulaval.ca/en/ethnologies/authors]. Papers originally written in other languages and translated into English or French are eligible. 

A cover sheet indicating the name of the author and institution for which the paper has been written, and whether the paper is published or submitted for publication 

A short biographical statement Application package should be emailed to: Dr. John Bodner / Secretary-Treasurer of FSAC: acef.fsac@gmail.com  

Deadline: May 1, 2024. Include “The Robert Klymasz Award” in the subject line.