2020 Summersell Deep South Book Prize -- Deadline Extended

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Type: 
Prize
Date: 
September 30, 2019
Location: 
Alabama, United States
Subject Fields: 
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 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 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 September 30, 2019 to:

Deep South Book Prize Committee 
Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South
205 ten Hoor Hall
Box 870212
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 jmgiggie@ua.edu; or Prof. Lesley Gordon, Summersell Chair in Southern History, at ljgordon1@ua.edu

 

Contact Info: 

Dr. John Giggie, Director, Summersell Center for the Study of the South

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