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.

UNC Asheville History Professor Dan Pierce to Receive WNC History Association's Outstanding Achievement Award

The Board of Trustees of The Western North Carolina Historical Association cordially invites all WNCHA members to join us in honoring Dan Pierce, UNC Asheville's NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, as our 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award Winner. 

Dan will present a lecture on his recent book, Hazel Creek: The Life and Death of an Iconic Mountain Community, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3 at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center, home of OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). 

Society for Utopian Studies Lewis Award Reminder

Happy New Year,
Entries are requested for the Society for Utopian Studies’ 2017 Arthur O. Lewis Award. Eligible presenters at the 2017 Annual Meeting in Memphis are encouraged to submit their work for consideration. Additionally, if you heard an excellent paper by an eligible scholar, please encourage the presenter to submit it to the Awards Committee. Details about the award are below.
Arthur O. Lewis Award

Call for Nominations: Susan Koppelman Award

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS 2017 Susan Koppelman Award for Feminist
Studies in Popular Culture.
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS 2017 Susan Koppelman Award for Best Anthology, Multi-Authored or Edited Book in Feminist Studies in Popular Culture published in 2017, The award is sponsored by the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association.

Call for Submissions: Neil Sutherland Prize for the Bet Scholarly Article Published on the History of Children and Youth

Call for Submissions: Neil Sutherland Prize for the Best Scholarly Article published on the History of Children and Youth. Purpose: This award honours the pioneering work of Neil Sutherland in the history of children and youth by recognizing outstanding and innovative contributions to the field.

Congratulations to Prof. Christina E. Crawford, Winner of the First SHERA Emerging Scholar Prize

The Society of Historians of Eastern European, Eurasian, and Russian Art and Architecture (SHERA) are please to announce that Prof. Christina E. Crawford of Emory University was selected you to receive the first annual SHERA Emerging Scholar Prize for her essay “From Tractors to Territory: Socialist Urbanization through Standardization.” The jury members summarized their decision as follows:


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