Category Archives: awards

 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

We’re pleased to announce that Chinatown Opera Theater in North America by Nancy Yunhwa Rao has been awarded the AMS Music in American Culture Award. The Music in American Culture Award honors each year a book of exceptional merit that both … Continue reading

We’re pleased to announce that Blood, Sweat, and Fear: Violence at Work in the North American Auto Industry, 1960-80 by Jeremy Milloy has been awarded the Cugnot Award from the Society of Automotive Historians. The award committee said: “The historian’s craft … Continue reading

We’re pleased to announce that Chinatown Opera Theater in North America by Nancy Yunhwa Rao has won a Certificate of Merit for Best Historical Research in Recorded Country, Folk, Roots, or World Music from the Association for Recorded Sound Collections. Begun in … Continue reading