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Merle Curti Intellectual History Award

The deadline for the 2018 award has passed. Information on the 2019 award will be available summer 2018.

DEADLINE: SUBMISSIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 2, 2017

One award is given annually to the author of the best book in American intellectual history. Merle Curti was president of the OAH 1951–1952.

Each entry must be published during the period January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

The award will be presented at the 2018 OAH Annual Meeting in Sacramento, California, April 12–14.
 

Submission Procedures

One copy of each entry, clearly labeled "2018 Merle Curti Intellectual History Award Entry," must be mailed directly to the committee members listed below. Each committee member must receive all submissions postmarked by October 2, 2017.

Bound page proofs may be used for books to be published after October 2, 2017 and before January 1, 2018. If a bound page proof is submitted, a bound copy of the book must be received by each committee member postmarked no later than January 8, 2018. (Please see "Submission Policy" at right.)

If a book carries a copyright date that is different from the publication date, but the actual publication date falls during the correct timeframe making it eligible, please include a letter of explanation from the publisher with each copy of the book sent to the committee members.

The final decision will be made by the Merle Curti Intellectual History Award Committee by February 2018. The winner will be provided with details regarding the OAH Annual Meeting and awards presentation.

Members of the Merle Curti Intellectual History Award Committee

Susan J. Pearson (Committee Chair)
Department of History
Northwestern University
1881 Sheridan Road
Evanston IL 60208

Sarah Knott
Indiana University
Department of History
1020 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington IN 47405

W. Caleb McDaniel
Rice University
History Department-MS #42
6100 Main Street
Houston TX 77005

DEADLINE: SUBMISSIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 2, 2017


List of Past Winners