Announcing the Kore Award for Best Dissertation in Women and Mythology

The Kore Award, offered through the Association for Study of Women and Mythology and made possible through the gift of a generous contributor, 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).

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.   Applicants must be members of ASWM at time of submission.

Applications for the 2012 award may be made between November 1, 2011 and February 15, 2012.  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: February 15, 2012

Award announcement:  May 12, 2012


Mailing address:


Field of Study:

Title of Dissertation:

Date of graduation:

Degree granted by:

Dissertation advisor’s name:

Dissertation abstract:

Please submit this form via email to with Word attachment of dissertation.  Please have dissertation director email letter of support to same address.

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