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Ralph Donald Award

The Ralph Donald Award recognizes an outstanding paper and presentation delivered at MAPACA’s annual conference. This award is named in honor of Ralph Donald, who joined the MAPACA board in 1990 and served as the founding editor of The Almanack, MAPACA’s first journal. Award recipients receive recognition and complimentary registration to the following year’s conference.

Anyone presenting a paper or presentation at the current year’s conference is eligible for award nomination. Nominations must progress through an Area Chair or a board member and be submitted to the Vice President of Awards at [email protected].

Submitted papers must be a publication ready exact duplicate of the paper read at the conference (i.e. no longer than 10 pages, double-­spaced, 12­point font). Submitted presentations must additionally include a summary narrative that explicates the presentation. The deadline for submissions is December 1st.

Donald Award Winners:

2015: Jess McCall, “One Man, One Bullet: Mad Max Feminist Road” 2014: Kristine Larsen, “Monsters Inside Me: Zombification as Parasitism”

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