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Harvey M. Applebaum ’59 Award (Library Prizes)

The Harvey M. Applebaum '59 Award is conferred on a Yale College senior for an outstanding essay based on research done in the Yale University Library's government documents collections. The prize is an award of $500.

This prize was established in 2008 by the daughters of Harvey M. Applebaum, class of 1959, in honor of his 70th birthday. Mr. Applebaum is a senior counsel, specializing in international trade and antitrust law, with the Washington firm of Covington & Burling LLP and a lecturer at the University of Virginia School of Law. He is a past Chairman of the Association of Yale Alumni and the Yale Alumni Magazine board.

The deadline for the 2017 Applebaum Award is Wednesday, April 26 at 11:59 p.m. Contact Melanie Maksin, Director of Research Support and Outreach Programs at the CSSSI, with any questions about the Applebaum Award.

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View complete list of previous winning essays.

Submit your essay for consideration.

Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

ISSN 2380-8845

The Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies (JCAS) is sponsored by the Yale University Library and New England Archivists (NEA), and is hosted by Yale University Library’s institutional repository, EliScholar. JCAS is currently accepting submissions of original works of research and inquiry from professionals and graduate students in library science, archival science, and public history.

Please see the Journal Overview for a full explanation of the journal’s aims and scope.

Library Map Prize (Library Prizes)

The Library Map Prize is awarded to Yale College senior for the best use of maps in a senior essay or its equivalent. The prize is an award of $500.

The deadline for the Library Map Prize 2017 is Wednesday, April 26 at 11:59 p.m. Contact the Center for Science and Social Science Information with any questions about the Map Prize.

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Yale Journal of Music & Religion

ISSN 2377-231X

The Yale Journal of Music & Religion (YJMR) is published twice yearly by the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, an interdisciplinary graduate center that educates leaders who foster, explore, and study engagement with the sacred through music, worship, and the arts in Christian communities, diverse religious traditions, and public life.

YJMR is hosted by EliScholar, the Yale University Library institutional repository. YJMR accepts submissions of original, scholarly research on sacred music spanning such disciplines as music theory, musicology, ethnomusicology, ritual studies, religious studies, theology, and liturgical studies.

Please see About this Journal for a full explanation of the journal's aims and scope. Articles on any topic relating to music and religion will be considered for our general issues appearing each year. If you have any questions, please contact the editors.

Call for Papers: YJMR Vol. 4, no. 2: This general issue of YJMR invites articles on any topic relating to music and religion. Please contact editor-in-chief Jeffers Engelhardt with questions about possible submission topics: jengelhardt-at-amherst.edu. The submission deadline for completed manuscripts is January 1, 2018.

Call for Papers: YJMR Vol. 5, no. 2: Music, Sound, and the Aurality of the Environment in the Anthropocene: Spiritual and Religious Perspectives

Guest Editor, Kate Galloway (Wesleyan University)

YJMR invites articles for a special issue examining connections between music, sound, aurality, and the environment in global expressions of spirituality and religious activity. Examining how environments, places, and nature are approached as sites endowed with spiritual and religious significance, this issue focuses on the intersections of music, sound, religion, and the environment. Possible topics include: religious music that promotes environmental ethics and sustainability; nonhuman musicality and sonic agency; site-specific music used to voice religious perspectives; music and healing following environmental trauma; applied ethnomusicology and public musicology in environmental leadership and volunteerism; and the performance of religious music at environmentalist festivals, rallies, and protests. The submission deadline for completed manuscripts is September 1, 2018. Please contact guest editor Kate Galloway (kgalloway -at- wesleyan.edu) and editor-in-chief Jeffers Engelhardt (jengelhardt -at- amherst.edu) ahead of that deadline with questions about possible submission topics.