— ANNOUNCEMENTS —

 

 

Tributes to Michael Katz

 

 

For information on the UHA awards for scholarship completed in 2013, click here.

 

Kenneth Jackson Award for Best Book in North American Urban History in 2014:  The UHA will award a prize of $500 for the best book in North American urban history with a publication date of 2014.   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, 2015. Submit to:

 

Lisa Keller

93 Skyview Lane

New Rochelle, NY 10804

 

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 late 2015, with formal presentation of the award at the UHA biennial conference in 2016. The Urban History Association reserves the right not to award these prizes.

 

 

 

UHA Award for Best Book in Non-North American Urban History in 2013-2014:  The UHA will award a prize of $500 for the best book in North American urban history with a publication date of 2013-2014.   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, 2015. Submit to:

 

Kristin Stapleton

Associate Professor

History Department

546 Park Hall

University of Buffalo-SUNY

Buffalo, NY 14250

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 late 2015, with formal presentation of the award at the UHA biennial conference in 2016.  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 2014 (no geographic restriction):  The UHA will award a prize of $250 for the best article in urban history with a publication date of 2014.  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, 2015.  Submit to:

 

Tracy K’Meyer

Department of History

101 Gottschalk Hall

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY 40292

 

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 late 2015, with formal presentation of the award at the UHA biennial conference in 2016. The Urban History Association reserves the right not to award these prizes.

 

 

UHA Award for Best Dissertation in Urban History completed in 2014 (no geographic restriction):  The UHA will award a prize of $350 for the best dissertation in urban history with a completion date in 2014.  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, 2015.  Submit to:

 

Jeffrey Sanders

Department of History

P.O. Box 644030

301 Wilson-Short Hall

Washington State University

Pullman, WA 99164-4030

 

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 late 2015, with formal presentation of the award at the UHA biennial conference in 2016. The Urban History Association reserves the right not to award these prizes.

 

Program Manager, Initiative on Urbanism and the Humanities at Harvard


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UHA Membership Secretary

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