Sean W. Dever Memorial Prize

Albright Institute of Archaeological Research (Jerusalem)

Website: http://www.aiar.org/

Deadline: December 31, 2013

OFFERED ANNUALLY

For 2014: 

THIRTEENTH ANNUAL SEAN W. DEVER MEMORIAL PRIZE

The William F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem announces the 2014 Sean W. Dever Memorial Prize call for papers.  This prize provides $650 for the best published article or paper presented at a conference by a Ph.D. candidate in Syro-Palestinian or biblical archaeology.  Authors may be of any nationality but the article or paper must be in English.  Co-written or co-presented pieces may be submitted if all the authors or presenters are doctoral candidates; the prize, if awarded, will be divided equally among authors/presenters.  

All submissions (in PDF format only) must include the author’s academic affiliation, mailing address, email address, and phone number.  Please indicate the department in which the author is enrolled and the expected date of graduation.  Submission of conference papers must include the name and location of the conference and the date on which the paper was presented.  Submission of published papers must include the full bibliographic citation.  All submissions must be received no later than December 31, 2013.  The prize will be announced on Sean’s birthday, March 9, 2014.  

Send PDF of paper to:
Mr. Sam Cardillo, W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research cardillo@sas.upenn.edu

Sean W. Dever Memorial Prize Committee: Carol Meyers and Beth Alpert Nakhai, co-chairs; Edward Greenstein and Peter Machinist, members; Sharon Herbert and Seymour Gitin, ex-officio; Norma Dever, honorary member.  

2013 Prize Recipients: Heather Dana Davis Parker (Department of Near Eastern Studies at The Johns Hopkins University) and Ashley Fiutko Arico (Department of Near Eastern Studies at The Johns Hopkins University).  Their paper, “A Moabite-Inscribed Statue Fragment from Kerak: Possible Egyptian Parallels,” was presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research and at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, both in San Francisco.

THE SEAN W. DEVER MEMORIAL PRIZE WAS ESTABLISHED IN 2001 BY PROFESSOR WILLIAM G. DEVER AND MRS. NORMA DEVER, IN MEMORY OF THEIR SON SEAN.

 

Contact:
Beth Alpert Nakhai, Ph.D.
bnakhai@email.arizona.edu