2018 Kore Dissertation Award



The Kore Award for Best Dissertation in Women and Mythology is offered through the Association for Study of Women and Mythology and made possible through the gift of a generous contributor. The Award recognizes excellence in scholarship in the area of women and mythology. It is offered in even-numbered years, for dissertations completed in the previous two calendar years (including defense).  The 2018 award is offered for dissertations completed and defended in 2016 and 2017.


Applicants can be from any discipline, including but not limited to literature, religious studies, art or art history, classics, anthropology, and communications. Creative dissertations must include significant analysis of mythology in addition to creative work. A letter of support from the dissertation director is required is part of the application.  Applicants must be members of ASWM at time of submission. Award-winning dissertations may be included in the ASWM members-only dissertation database.

Applications for the 2018 award may be made between November 1, 2017 and January 19, 2018.  Selection is made by a panel of scholars from a variety of disciplines.



Application for Kore Award for Best Dissertation in Women and Mythology


Deadline for submission: January 19, 2018

Award presentation:  March 17, 2018 at ASWM National Conference, Las Vegas (successful applicant will be notified by February 15, 2018 and award presentation will be made in Las Vegas)




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Please submit this form via email to ASWM.KoreAward@gmail.com, with PDF or MSWord attachment of dissertation.  Please have dissertation director email letter of support, also in PDF or MSWord, to same address.

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