— ANNOUNCEMENTS —

For information on the UHA awards for scholarship completed in 2012, click here

 Urban History Association

Seventh Biennial Conference

October 9-12, 2014

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

For more information on the conference, watch our conference page (click here)

 

UHA Awards for Works Completed in 2013

Kenneth Jackson Award for Best Book in North American Urban History in 2013:  The UHA will award a prize of $500 for the best book in North American urban history with a publication date of 2013.   To be considered, please submit three (3) copies of the book, each containing a complete publication citation. All materials must be received by April 15, 2014. Submit to:

 

Prof. Jonathan Soffer, chair

Department of Technology, Culture and Society

NYU Polytechnic Institute

Six Metrotech Center

Brooklyn NY 11201

 

Criteria for selection for all awards: significance, originality, quality of research, sophistication of methodology, clarity of presentation, cogency of arguments, and contribution to the field of urban history. Membership in the UHA is not required.  All works must be in English or in English translation.  Late or incomplete submissions cannot be considered. Submissions will be considered incomplete unless three (3) copies of the work are received by the deadline.  Submissions must be accompanied by a single page providing the author's current address, e-mail, and telephone number(s).  Letters of recommendation and endorsement are discouraged.  The winners will be announced in 2014, with formal presentation of the award at the UHA biennial conference in October 2014 in Philadelphia.  The Urban History Association reserves the right not to award these prizes.

 

 

Arnold Hirsch Award for Best Article in Urban History published in a scholarly journal in 2013 (no geographic restriction):  The UHA will award a prize of $250 for the best article in urban history with a publication date of 2013.  To be considered, please submit three (3) copies of the article, each containing a complete publication citation.  All materials must be received by April 15, 2014.  Submit to:

 

Prof. Mary Lui, chair

Department of History
Yale University

320 York Street
P.O. Box 208324
New Haven, CT 06520-8324

 

Criteria for selection for all awards: significance, originality, quality of research, sophistication of methodology, clarity of presentation, cogency of arguments, and contribution to the field of urban history. Membership in the UHA is not required.  All works must be in English or in English translation.  Late or incomplete submissions cannot be considered. Submissions will be considered incomplete unless three (3) copies of the work are received by the deadline.  Submissions must be accompanied by a single page providing the author's current address, e-mail, and telephone number(s).  Letters of recommendation and endorsement are discouraged.  The winners will be announced in 2014, with formal presentation of the award at the UHA biennial conference in October 2014 in Philadelphia.  The Urban History Association reserves the right not to award these prizes.

 

 

Award for Best Dissertation in Urban History completed in 2013 (no geographic restriction):  The UHA will award a prize of $350 for the best dissertation in urban history with a completion date in 2013.  To be considered, please submit three (3) copies of the dissertation, each containing information on where and when completed.  All materials must be received by April 15, 2014.  Submit to:

 

Professor Michael Innis-Jimenez, chair

Department of American Studies

Box 870214

University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

 

Criteria for selection for all awards: significance, originality, quality of research, sophistication of methodology, clarity of presentation, cogency of arguments, and contribution to the field of urban history. Membership in the UHA is not required.  All works must be in English or in English translation.  Late or incomplete submissions cannot be considered. Submissions will be considered incomplete unless three (3) copies of the work are received by the deadline.  Submissions must be accompanied by a single page providing the author's current address, e-mail, and telephone number(s).  Letters of recommendation and endorsement are discouraged.  The winners will be announced in 2014, with formal presentation of the award at the UHA biennial conference in October 2014 in Philadelphia.  The Urban History Association reserves the right not to award these prizes.

 

 

The Museum of the City of New York invites applications for the Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship. 

For more information click here

 

Call for Papers

The World’s Fair Since ‘64

October 24-25, 2014

Location: Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

For more information click here

 

 

 


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D. Bradford Hunt

UHA Membership Secretary

Roosevelt University - ETSCPS

430 S. Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60605-1394

dbhunt@roosevelt.edu

Phone: 312-281-3145

Fax: 312-281-3132