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. Please do not begin sending books prior to this date. The submission deadline is March 31, 2018.
Please note that works related to the Civil War are acceptable only if their primary focus relates to slavery or emancipation. Only books copyrighted in 2017 will be considered. To submit books for consideration, please send:
Two copies by courier service to:Gilder Lehrman Center230 Prospect Street, 3rd FloorNew Haven, CT 06511Phone: 203-432-3339(Please note that the US Postal Service will not deliver to this address)
One copy to each person listed below:Professor Catherine ClintonDepartment of history—McKinney buildingOne UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249 Professor Ada FerrerDepartment of HistoryNew York University53 Washington Square South, 4ENew York, NY 10012 Professor Sandra Greene450 McGraw HallDepartment of HistoryCornell UniversityIthaca, NY 14853
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MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale UniversityPO Box 208206New Haven, CT firstname.lastname@example.org