ASAP/12 Graduate Student Paper Prize Competition

We are pleased to announce the 2021 ASAP Graduate Student Conference Paper Prize competition

ASAP: The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present invites nominations and self-nominations for its annual Graduate Student Conference Paper Prize. All graduate students who attended ASAP/12, our 2021 virtual conference, are eligible to compete for the prize. The author must be a member of the association in good standing at the time of nomination.

The winner will be announced at the annual meeting of the association (ASAP/13 in Los Angeles, California, September 14-17, 2022) and via the association’s website and social media thereafter. The award comes with a cash prize of $200.

Submission guidelines 

The paper must be the same paper presented at the conference. It should not be revised or edited in any way. Papers submitted to seminars are eligible, but submissions longer than 12 double-spaced pages (works cited excluded) will not be accepted.

Send nominations, self-nominations, and submissions directly to

Tatiana Flores
Past President, ASAP
Professor of Latino & Caribbean Studies and Art History
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

with the subject line: ASAP Graduate Student Prize. Submissions are due by Friday, April 15, 2022. Please keep this deadline in mind when making nominations.

For more information about the prize, including a list of previous winners, visit