Farrar Award in Media & Civil Rights History

Christopher Frear's picture
Type: 
Prize
Date: 
January 9, 2017
Location: 
South Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Human Rights, Journalism and Media Studies

Farrar Award in Media & Civil Rights History

            The Ronald T. and Gayla D. Farrar Award in Media & Civil Rights History recognizes the best journal article or chapter in an edited collection on the historical relationship between the media and civil rights. 

            The Farrar Award is presented in honor of Ronald T. and Gayla D. Farrar.  Dr. Farrar is Professor Emeritus of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Recipients of the award receive a plaque and $1,000.  The winner agrees to present his or her work in a featured address at the Media & Civil Rights History Symposium.

 

Call for Nominees

            Submitted articles or chapters should be works of historical scholarship and must have been published in 2015 or 2016. We encourage submissions that address the media and civil rights from a range of local/national/transnational contexts, periods, and perspectives.

            Scholars may nominate and submit their own work or the work of others. A national panel of experts will judge the contest.

            Nominations are made by a PDF copy of the article by email to the contest chairman. Nominations must be dated January 9, 2017. Late submissions will not be considered.

            Submit nominations to:

Dr. Kenneth Campbell

Associate Professor

School of Journalism and Mass Communications

University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC 29208

Email: kencamp@mailbox.sc.edu

 

Contact          

For more information about the Farrar Award in Media & Civil Rights History, please contact Dr. Kenneth Campbell, kencamp@mailbox.sc.edu, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208.

Contact Info: 

Dr. Kenneth Campbell
Associate Professor
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
Email: kencamp@mailbox.sc.edu

Contact Email: