Category Archives: awards

We are pleased to announce that Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area by Peter Cole was a co-winner of the Philip Taft Labor History Book Award, awarded by the Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA) and … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 LAWCHA (Labor and Working Class History Association) Gutman Prize! Congratulations to Alina R. Méndez, whose dissertation titled “Cheap for Whom? Migration, Farm Labor, and Social Reproduction in the Imperial Valley-Mexicali Borderlands, 1942-1969” will be … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Media, Geopolitics, and Power: A View from the Global South by Herman Wasserman was named Book of the Year by the Global Communication and Social Change division of the International Communication Association (ICA). The award was … Continue reading

 We are pleased to announce that Creating the Land of Lincoln: The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870 by Frank Cicero Jr. has won the Russell P. Strange Book of the Year Award from the Illinois State Historical Society (ISHS). The award is presented … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Chinatown Opera Theater in North America by Nancy Yunhwa Rao has won the Irving Lowens Book Award from the Society for American Music (SAM). The award was announced at the annual SAM conference, March … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Chinatown Opera Theater in North America by Nancy Yunhwa Rao has won the 2019 Association for Asian American Studies Award for Outstanding Achievement in Humanities and Cultural Studies: Media, Visual, and Performance Studies. The award committee … Continue reading

Journal of Civil and Human Rights Article Awarded 2019 Farrar Award in Media & Civil Rights History We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Civil and Human Rights article, “An Idea Before Its Time: Charles S. Johnson, Negro Columnist,” by … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Just One of the Boys: Female-to-Male Cross-Dressing on the American Variety Stage by Gillian M. Rodger won the Marcia Herndon Book Prize from the Gender and Sexualities Section from the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM). The award … Continue reading

Congratulations to the following books for being named Choice Outstanding Academic Titles for 2018! In awarding Outstanding Academic Titles, the editors use the following criteria to review titles: overall excellence in presentation and scholarship importance relative to other literature in … Continue reading

We’re pleased to announce that Building New Banjos for an Old-Time World by Richard Jones-Bamman has won the Klaus P. Wachsmann Prize for Advanced and Critical Essays in Organology from the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM). The award was announced at the … Continue reading