The 2014 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).  This year’s award will include dissertations completed and defended in 2013 and 2012.  Defense must be completed by December 31, 2013.

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 as part of the application.  Applicants must be members of ASWM at time of submission.

Applications for the 2014 award may be made between November 1, 2013 and January 31, 2014.  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 completion and defense: December 31, 2013
  • Time period for submission:  November 1, 2013-January 31, 2014
  • Award announcement:  February 28, 2014
  • Award presentation: ASWM National Conference, March 28-29, 2014, San Antonio, TX


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 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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