The Department of History at The University of Texas at Arlington announces the 2016 Webb-Smith Essay Competition
as part of the Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lectures on March 10, 2016.
The award of $500 will be given for the best research essay on Deportation in the Americas: Histories of Exclusion.
We are looking for original, unpublished article-length essays (maximum 10,000 words plus endnotes) that explore aspects of the creation, evolution, and impact of deportation regimes in all parts of the Americas (North, South, and Central, including the Caribbean) in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Comparative, transnational, and national or local case studies are all welcome.
The winning essay will be published in a forthcoming volume of the Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lecture Series, published by Texas A&M Press, along with essays by the lecturers: Rachel Ida Buff, David LaFevor, Elliott Young, Kenyon Zimmer, Natalia Molina, and Pablo Yankelevich
Volume edited by Kenyon Zimmer and Christina Salinas with an introduction by Donna Gabaccia
Deadline for submission: January 25, 2016
Send submissions to:
Jennifer S. Lawrence (email@example.com), Coordinator of the Webb Lectures
Department of History, UT Arlington, Box 19529, Arlington, TX 76019-0529
Jennifer S. Lawrence
Coordinator, Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lecture Series