The Ruth Benedict Prize Committee is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Student Representative (2 year term). The Ruth Benedict Book Prize honors excellence in a scholarly book written from an anthropological perspective about a topic that engages issues and theoretical perspectives relevant to LGBTQ studies. You can browse previous Ruth Benedict Prize books here: http://queeranthro.org/awards/winners-of-the-ruth-benedict-prize/ If interested, please send a brief letter via email to David Murray firstname.lastname@example.org. In one to two paragraphs, please outline your experience and interest in LGBTQ anthropology, your current research project, and your current degree status and institution. Letters submitted by February 15, 2018 will receive full consideration.