Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations


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2012-2014 ICS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Faculty Scholarship and Creativity

All members of the faculty in the College of Liberal Arts at Bloomsburg University are eligible to be nominated for the following awards:

Category A: Award for Outstanding Scholarship

This annual award is designed to recognize scholarly excellence demonstrated in works including, but not limited to, published books, monographs, and articles.

Category B: Award for Outstanding Creative Works

This award is designed to recognize creative excellence exhibited in works including, but not limited to, production and/or performance in the visual arts, literature, music, and theatre.

Category C: Award for Lifetime Achievement

This special prize, occasionally-granted, is designed to honor continuous professional contribution to scholarship and/or creative work recognized inside and outside Bloomsburg University.

Nominations should be based upon achievement of national and/or international recognition or placement, over and above routine professional development.

Any member of the College of Liberal Arts faculty, excluding ICS Directors, may be nominated.

The 2014 ICS Awards will recognize work completed in calendar years 2012, 2013, and 2014.

Initial nominations shall be made by either 1) peers at BU (any college), or 2) by faculty in the nominee's discipline (or in a closely related discipline) from another institution.

Complete nominations should include:

  • a letter of nomination
  • summary curriculum vitae for both nominator and the nominee
  • at least one copy of the work under consideration
  • an outside peer review of the work under consideration

Nominations are due by Monday, 20 February 2014, and should be addressed to: Awards Committee, Attention: Dr. Susan Dauria, Institute for Culture and Society, c/o Department of Anthropology, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.

The Awards Committee will begin evaluating nominations in late February 2014. The Committee will rank nominations according to originality, perceived degree of contribution (impact/influence on the discipline), depth, scope, and quality.

Awards will be announced at the Spring ICS reception.

The Institute will feature the award winners in lectures, recitals, readings, and so forth, during the 2012-2014 academic year.

Please direct any questions about the awards to …

Chair ICS awards committee

Bloomsburg University,

Bloomsburg, PA 17815 United States