Monday, October 15, 2018

AHA 2018 Awards Announced

The American Historical Association has announced its 2018 prize winners, to be awarded at the annual meeting in January 2019. Of particular relevance to this audience:
  • The Joan Kelly Memorial Prize for women’s history and/or feminist theory went to Tera W. Hunter (Princeton) for Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century (Belknap Press, 2017).
  • The Littleton-Griswold Prize in US law and society, broadly defined, also went to Tera W. Hunter (Princeton) for Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century (Belknap Press, 2017).
  • The John F. Richards Prize for South Asian history was awarded to Faiz Ahmed (Brown) for Afghanistan Rising: Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires (Harvard Univ. Press, 2017).
  • The Raymond J. Cunningham Prize for the best article published in a history department journal written by an undergraduate student was awarded to Heath Rojas (Stanford, BA 2018), faculty advisor: Keith M. Baker (Stanford), for “A Model of Revolutionary Regicide: The Role of Seventeenth-Century English History in the Trial of King Louis XVI,” Herodotus (Spring 2018).
The full list of award winners is here.

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