Monday, October 18, 2021

AHA Prizes Announced

The American Historical Association has announced its prizes for 2021.  The Littleton-Griswold Prize in US law and society, broadly defined, goes to Douglas J. Flowe (Washington Univ. in St. Louis) for Uncontrollable Blackness: African American Men and Criminality in Jim Crow New York (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2020).  The George Louis Beer Prize in European international history since 1895 goes to Francine Hirsch (Univ. of Wisconsin–Madison) for Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg: A New History of the International Military Tribunal after World War II (Oxford Univ. Press, 2020). The John Lewis Award for History and Social Justice to recognize a historian for leadership and sustained engagement at the intersection of historical work and social justice goes to Mary Frances Berry (Univ. of Pennsylvania). 

--Dan Ernst