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May 1, 2019 to August 1, 2019
Alabama, United States
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Race Studies, Slavery
The Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South and the Charles G. Summersell Chair of Southern History at the University of Alabama are proud to announce it is receiving nominees for the 2020 Summersell Prize for the best book on the history of the American South. The prize is awarded biennially.
The author of the prizewinner will receive a cash award of $5000 and be invited to deliver an address about the book at the University of Alabama campus in spring 2020.
Books nominated for the next awarded prize must have been published between January 1, 2018 and June 1, 2019. Three copies of each nominated book should be mailed by August 1, 2019 to:
Deep South Book Prize Committee
Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South
205 ten Hoor Hall
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
Questions or requests for additional information may be addressed to Prof. John Giggie, Director, Summersell Center for the Study of the South, at firstname.lastname@example.org; or Prof. Lesley Gordon, Summersell Chair in Southern History, at email@example.com.
Dr. John Giggie, Director, Summersell Center for the Study of the South