biwa Asian Music

Martin Hatch Award

The Society for Asian Music announces the "Martin Hatch Award” for the best student paper on Asian music presented at the annual Society for Ethnomusicology national meeting.  Recognition of the most outstanding student paper will include a $200 cash prize and a five-year subscription to the journal Asian Music.  Any full- or part-time student is eligible for the prize.  
Reviews will be conducted by a rotating selection committee that will comprise three members of the Society for Asian Music executive board and, if necessary, other invited members of the Society.  Entries will be judged based on the version of the papers as presented at the conference.  The chair of the selection committee is responsible for distributing submitted papers to the reviewers.  A decision on the prize will be made by February 15th, following the annual SEM meeting.
The Society will consider the paper for publication in Asian Music.
Application procedure:
Students who wish to be considered for the prize should submit their papers to the chair of the Martin Hatch Award Committee, David Harnish by 1 December 2015
  Applicants must submit the following:
1. Your name, email address, mailing address, and the title of your paper.
2. Send a copy of your paper as a PDF. This should be the version you presented, not a longer or edited version.
3. A written description of any audio and visual materials. This should be attached as an appendix to the paper in lieu of the actual audio and visual items.