Announcing Winners of the LSA Awards

The Lagos Studies Association (LSA) is excited to announce the winners of its 2018 Distinguished Scholar Award; Distinguished Personality Award; and Best Doctoral Thesis in Lagos Studies Award. The awards will be formally presented to the winners at the closing ceremony of the 3rd Lagos Conference (University of Lagos) on June 23, 2018.

 

(1) Distinguished Scholar Award: Ayodeji Olukoju (Professor of History, University of Lagos)

WLA/Charles Redd Center K-12 Teaching Award

The Western Literature Association and the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies will sponsor two K-12 Teaching Awards to provide teachers with the opportunity to attend the Western Literature Association Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri from October 24-27, 2018.

The selected teachers will present their approaches to teaching western literature on a K-12 Teaching Panel on Saturday, October 27.

The prize will include conference registration, award banquet ticket, WLA membership, and $700 toward conference travel costs.

Ristow Prize for the best essay in the history of cartography, sponsored by the Washington Map Society

Students of the history of cartography are invited to submit papers for the 2018 Ristow Prize competition. Undergraduate, graduate, and first-year postdoctoral students of any nationality are eligible to compete. Papers must be in English, not exceeding 7500 words, and should be submitted digitally as a PDF document to eedson@pvcc.edu or in hard copy postmarked no later than June 1, 2018, to Evelyn Edson, 268 Springtree Lane, Scottsville, VA 24590, U.S.A. Appropriate illustrations, especially maps, are encouraged.

Call for Submissions: Frederick Douglass Book Prize

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History are pleased to announce the twentieth annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, an annual award for the most outstanding non-fiction book in English copyrighted in the year 2017 on the subject of slavery, resistance, and/or abolition. Beginning on January 2, 2018, we invite you to submit books that meet these criteria.

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