Browse Award Winners



Bruised Paradise

Kevin Stein was named Illinois Poet Laureate on December 11, 2003

Author: Kevin Stein

Race, Class, and Power in the Alabama Coalfields, 1908-21

Winner of the Francis B. Simkins Award, given by the Southern Historical Association, 2003. Winner of the H. L. Mitchell Award given by the Southern Historical Association, 2002. Winner of the Isaac Deutscher Memorial Prize, 2002. A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2002. Winner of the Richard L. Wentworth Prize in American History, 2001.

Author: Brian Kelly

Women and Twentieth-Century Protestantism

A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2003.

Author: Edited by Margaret Lamberts Bendroth and Virginia Lieson Brereton

Dissent in Wichita

Winner of the Byron Caldwell Smith Book Prize, 2003. Winner of the William Rockhill Nelson Award for non-fiction given by The Writers Place and The Kansas City Star, 2003. Winner of the Richard L. Wentworth Prize in American History, 2002.

Author: Gretchen Cassel Eick

Don't Get above Your Raisin'

Winner of the Chicago Folklore Prize, 2003. A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2003.

Author: Bill C. Malone

Passing and the Rise of the African American Novel

A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2003.

Author: M. Giulia Fabi

Faulkner's Questioning Narratives

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2003.

Author: David Minter

Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women

Winner of the Ellii Kongas-Maranda Prize from the Womens Section of the American Folklore Society, 2003.

Author: Isaac Jack Lévy and Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt

I See America Dancing

A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2003.

Author: Edited by Maureen Needham

Chicana Traditions

Winner of the Susan Koppelman Award given by the Joint Womens Caucus of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association, 2003. A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2003.

Author: Edited by Norma E. Cantú and Olga Nájera-Ramírez

In Tender Consideration

Recipient of an Illinois State Historical Society Award of Superior Achievement, 2003.

Author: Edited by Daniel W. Stowell

From Yahweh to Yahoo!

Co-winner of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion Book Award, 2003.

Author: Doug Underwood

Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood

Winner of the Susan Koppelman Award given by the Joint Womens Caucus of the Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association, 2003.

Author: Edited by Stanlie M. James and Claire C. Robertson

Tales and Trails of Illinois

Recipient of an Award of Superior Achievement from the Illinois State Historical Society, 2003.

Author: Stu Fliege

Scenes from the High Desert

Winner of the 2003 William P. Clements Prize for the Best Non-Fiction Book on Southwestern America. Winner of the 2003 Evans Biography Award.

Author: Virginia Kerns

Saying It's So

Winner of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Book Award, 2003. Winner of the North American Society for Sport History Book Award, 2003. A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2006. Named Book of the Year by both the North American Society for Sport History and the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport.

Author: Daniel A. Nathan

Henry Cowell, Bohemian

Winner of the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award in the classical music category, 2003.

Author: Michael Hicks

The End of Baseball As We Knew It

Winner of the Dave Moore Award given by Elysian FIelds Quarterly Review, 2003.

Author: Charles P. Korr

Judge Not

Finalist for the French-American Foundation Translation Prize, 2003.

Author: André Gide