a best student research paper award named after the proto-ethnographer
Ibn Battuta (1304-1368/69).
and went as far as Southeast Asia, and even China, covering a total distance of about 75,000 miles. His extensive
travels are described in a classic book titled
Rihla (“The Journey”).
anthropology majors at KSU to
submit their very best research paper relevant to any one of anthropology’s four sub-fields.
between 12-16 pages. Feel free to rework a research paper you have submitted for one of the courses, if you think it
has the potential to be a winner.In the past 20 years or so, almost every Ibn Battuta winner has moved on to graduate school, and several are now professional anthropologists, including Michael Wesch (PhD U Virginia), Lucas Bessire (PhD NYU), and Laura Bathurst (PhD UC-Berkeley)
Papers must be double-spaced and include an abstract, in-text citations and a references cited section.
All submissions must follow the style guide of
and e-mail address.
The first page of the text should also include the title and abstract.
No identification of the author should be given beyond the cover page.
Deadline 9 April,
noon. For further details, please, check KSU anthropology website
The complete paper should be e-mailed in Word to Professor Prins <email@example.com>