American Psychoanalytic Association



For Immediate Release

May 28, 2008


Contacts:        Dottie Jeffries, American Psychoanalytic Association,
phone: 212-752-0450, ext. 29

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Call for Submissions-$1,000 Essay Prize in Psychoanalysis and Culture


Submission Deadline: September 1, 2008


New York -The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) has issued a call
for submissions for the 2008
x>  Essay Prize in Psychoanalysis and Culture.  APsaA's Committee on
Research and Special Training (CORST) encourages the involvement of higher
education academics in psychoanalysis and works with them to stimulate
interest in psychoanalysis at the university level.  Academics may submit
essays on psychoanalytically informed research in the biobehavioral
sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities.  


The winning essay will be presented at APsaA's
<>  Winter 2009 Meeting in
New York and will be reviewed for publication by the Journal
<>  of the
American Psychoanalytic Association (JAPA).  Additionally, the winner will
receive a $1,000 prize.  


Submission Guidelines:

*        The essay should be no more than 30 pages in length and should
neither have been published or submitted for publication to other journals.

*        The deadline for submissions is September 1, 2008.

*        The CORST Essay Prize is open to anyone regardless of institutional
status or affiliation.

*        Submissions should be sent via email to
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CORST has had an internationally recognized essay award for the last decade.
CORST also has programs of outreach to attract and integrate research
candidates and offers mentorship for academics which includes psychoanalytic
consultations on their research. 


Founded in 1911, the American Psychoanalytic Association is a professional
organization of psychoanalysts throughout the United States and is comprised
of approximately 3,500 members.  Visit <>
for more information.


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