The Donald McCallum Prize

The McCallum Prize recognizes the accomplishments of UCLA undergraduates in any humanities field studying Japan.

The McCallum Prize recognizes the accomplishments of UCLA undergraduates in any humanities field studying Japan. Every other year, nominations for the award will be gathered by the Silverberg Prize Committee who will make the selection based on outstanding achievement in a course on Japanese history, politics, anthropology, geography, sociology, economics, public policy, or related field. The prize amount is $1000.

The McCallum Prize is named after Professor Donald McCallum, one of the founding faculty members of the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies and a leading expert on Japanese art.


Eligibility

All prize winners should be current UCLA undergraduates who have enrolled in a class on Japan at UCLA.
The deadline for nominations is December 15th.

Award

The prize winner will be announced at the Shinnenkai in January and will receive a cash award of $1000.

Past Recipients

2015
Coryell Bogan
For her excellent analysis of Chikamatsu’s play “Sonezaki shinjÅ«” in the class “Fiction and Plays of the Floating World.”