The Southern Association for Women Historians (SAWH) invites nominations annual prizes

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The Southern Association for Women Historians (SAWH) invites nominations for two book prizes and an article prize.

 

The Julia Spruill Prize is awarded annually to the best monograph on southern women’s history published during the previous year. Submissions will close on May 15 for books published in the previous calendar year. One hard copy (not a PDF) should be mailed to each of the committee members. Please email the president of the SAWH, Diane Miller Sommerville, for the mailing addresses of the members, at sommervi@binghamton.edu.

 

Chair, Dr. Lisa Tendrich Frank

lytfrankphd@gmail.com

 

Professor Natalie Ring

nring@utdallas.edu

 

Professor Honor Sachs

Honor.Sachs@colorado.edu

 

 

 

The Willie Lee Rose Prize is awarded annually for the best monograph in southern history authored by a woman. Submissions will close on May 15 for books published in the previous calendar year. Please send one hard copy (not a PDF) to each of the committee members below:

 

Chair, Professor Pippa Holloway
History Department
Sarah Brunet Hall
206 Richmond Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

phollowa@richmond.edu

 

Professor Jeffrey McClurken
1301 College Avenue
University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA 2240

jmcclurk@umw.edu

 

Professor Elaine Frantz
Department of History
305 Bowman Hall
800 E. Summit St.
Kent, OH 44242

eparso12@kent.edu

 

The A. Elizabeth Taylor Prize is awarded annually to the best article published during the preceding year in the field of southern women’s history. Articles published in journals and anthologies between January 1, 2020, and December 31, 2020 are eligible in 2021. Entries must be written in English, but the competition is open to works published outside the U.S. Editors, authors, and other scholars are invited to nominate eligible articles for the prize.

To nominate an article for the Taylor Prize, please submit an electronic copy, preferably in pdf format, to taylorprize@thesawh.org by June 1, 2021. Members of the prize committee are:

 

Chair, Dr. Danielle McGuire dmcguire13@gmail.com

Professor Brandi Brimmer brandi.brimmer@spelman.edu

Dr. Diane Barnes LDianeBarnes@gmail.com

 

 

 

To ask questions about the prizes, you may contact the SAWH executive secretary at Secretary@thesawh.org.