MILKA BLIZNAKOV PRIZE
Second Annual Milka Bliznakov Prize Announced
Winner of the Milka Bliznakov Prize of $1000.00
Dr. Elizabeth Birmingham, Department of English, North Dakota State University,
"Searching for Marion Mahony: Gender, Erasure, & the Discourse of Architectural Studies"
Recognition by Honorable Mention
Ms. Jane Hession, Independent Scholar, Eden Prairie, MN. "The Houses of Lisl Close"
The Milka Bliznakov Prize, conferred in recognition of research that advances knowledge of women's contributions to architecture and related design fields, was created to encourage the use and growth of the International Archive of Women in Architecture http://spec.lib.vt.edu/iawa/).
The Board of Advisors of the International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) are pleased to announce a Winner and Honorable Mention of the Second Milka Bliznakov Prize. They are also pleased to announce the finalists of Stage One ( Review of Proposals) for the Third Milka Bliznakov Prize.
The Board of Advisors of the International Archive of Women in Architecture
(IAWA) Presents this Annual Prize of $1000 Following a
Two Stage Process:
STAGE ONE: REVIEW OF PROPOSALS
A 500 word proposal with curriculum vitae must be received or postmarked by 1 September 2001. Electronic submissions are encouraged.
Proposals may include original projects, research, or scholarly work, which contributes to and advances the recognition of women's contributions in design. The board encourages proposals that draw upon or expand the IAWA collections and reflect upon the broader context of women's contributions in the field of design. The product of the work should be specified in the initial
The IAWA jury may select up to six (6) proposals from the first round of proposals. Authors of these selected proposals will be invited to continue their work and submit their completed project to the jury for stage two of the Bliznakov Prize.
The prize money will be awarded to the winner following review of the second stage finalists' submissions by this final IAWA jury.
Proposals for stage one should be sent to:
IAWA Executive Committee
ATTN: Donna Dunay, AIA
Chair, Milka Bliznakov Prize Committee
202 COWGILL HALL (0205)
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061