Wednesday, May 6, 2009

New Essay Prize on Prejudice


First Annual Paper Prize

The Committee for the Prejudice Paper Prize announces the First Annual Competition for a manuscript on Prejudice from a Psychoanalytic Perspective.

Submissions are welcome for original papers that address any theoretical or empirical aspect of this important subject. Deadline: December 15, 2009.

All papers will be juried by the Paper Prize Committee. A $500 Prize will be awarded to the winning paper. Additionally, a Student Prize of $300 will be awarded to a paper by a graduate student or psychiatry resident (Psychoanalytic Candidates will be considered post-graduates).

Manuscripts should be up to 30 double-spaced pages including references, and could be authored by one or more persons. Please email intention of submitting to committee chairperson.

The journal Contemporary Psychoanalysis will have first right for publication after review. This Paper Prize competition is open to any person interested in writing on the topic of prejudice from a psychoanalytic perspective.

Submissions and Questions should be emailed to: Ron Aviram, Ph.D. at or 212-439-8070 (Paper Prize Committee Chair).

Each submission should have a cover page with Name, Affiliation, and contact information. Please note if the author is a student or psychiatry resident. No identifying information should appear on the rest of the manuscript.

Updated information can be found at the William Alanson White Institute website:

Paper Prize Committee: Cleonie White, Helen Quinones, Fred Millan, Alison Feit, Mark Blechner, Christopher Bonovitz,
Steve Bashkoff, Ron Aviram.