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.
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).
Distinguished Scholar Award and Distinguished Personality Award
• Nominees in the two categories do not have to be members of the LSA
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
Announcing the Winners of the Lagos Studies Association's (LSA) Best Graduate Student Paper Prize
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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: