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John D'Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award

DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY OCTOBER 1, 2018"

The John D'Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award is given annually by the Organization of American Historians to the best PhD dissertation in U.S. LGBTQ history. The award is named for John D'Emilio, pioneer in LGBTQ history.

A dissertation must be completed during the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 to be eligible for the 2019 D'Emilio Award.

The award will be presented at the 2019 OAH Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 4–6.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Please send an electronic attachment (PDF) of your complete dissertation, abstract, and table of contents in one e-mail to all three committee members listed below. The subject line should be "2019 John D'Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award." Each applicant must also submit a letter of support from a faculty member at the degree-granting institution which may be sent separately.

All material must be received by midnight (PST) on October 1, 2018.

The final decision will be made by the award committee by February 2019. The winner will be provided with details regarding the OAH Annual Meeting and awards presentation. By applying for this award, you are agreeing to OAH’s use of your data however it is needed in the normal course of business if selected as winner or honorable mention. Please see privacy policy at: ​http://www.oah.org/about/privacy/​.

Committee Members:

David K. Johnson (Committee Chair)
University of South Florida
davidjohnson@usf.edu

Lauren Jae Gutterman
University of Texas at Austin
lgutterman@utexas.edu

​Kwame Holmes
University of Colorado, Boulder
kwame.holmes@colorado.edu


DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY OCTOBER 1, 2018

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