skip navigation

Call for Nominations for ASOR Awards

To nominate someone for an award, please submit the following information:

  • Contact information of nominator
  • Name of nominee
  • Name of award
  • Why nominee is suitable for award

The deadlines to submit nominations are September 15, 2014 for book awards and October 10, 2014 for non-book awards.

Please send your nomination information to Kurt Prescott, or call 617-353-6576 with questions.

Please consult the list of Current and Past Awards Recipients to make sure that the person you nominate has not previously received the award.

 

Book Awards:

The deadline for nominations is September 15, 2014.

The G. Ernest Wright Award.

This award is given to the editor/author of the most substantial volume(s) dealing with archaeological material, excavation reports and material culture from the ancient Near East and eastern Mediterranean. This work must be the result of original research published within the past two years. (One award given annually.)

The Frank Moore Cross Award.

This award is presented to the editor/author of the most substantial volume(s) related to one of the following categories:  a) the history and/or religion of ancient Israel; b) ancient Near Eastern and eastern Mediterranean epigraphy; c) textual studies on the Hebrew Bible; or d) comparative studies of the Hebrew Bible and ancient Near Eastern literature. This work must be the result of original research published during the past two years. One award given annually.

 

Non-Book Awards:

The deadline for nominations is October 1, 2014.

The Richard J. Scheuer Medal.          

This is the most prestigious award which honors an individual who has provided truly outstanding, long term support and service contributions to ASOR. (Award given only when appropriate.)

The Charles U. Harris Service Award.

This award is given in recognition of long term and/or special service as an ASOR officer or Trustee. (One award given annually.)

The P. E. MacAllister Field Archaeology Award.

This award honors an archaeologist who, during his/her career, has made outstanding contributions to ancient Near Eastern and Eastern Mediterranean archaeology. (One award given annually.)

The W. F. Albright Award.

This award honors an individual who has shown special support or made outstanding service contributions to one of the overseas centers ACOR, AIAR, CAARI, or to one of the overseas committees - the Baghdad committee and the Damascus committee. (Award given only when appropriate.)

ASOR Membership Service Award.

This award recognizes individuals who have made special contributions on behalf of the ASOR membership, through committee, editorial, or office services. (A maximum of three awards given annually.)

 

ASOR Home

The American Schools of Oriental Research | Contact | Overseas Centers | Facebook October 6, 2014