Darlene Clark Hine Award

DEADLINE: SUBMISSIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 1, 2020

A black and white photograph of Darlene Clark Hine
 

The Darlene Clark Hine Award is given annually by the Organization of American Historians to the author of the best book in African American women's and gender history. The award is named for Darlene Clark Hine, a pioneer in African American women’s and gender history and past president of the OAH 2001–2002.

Each entry must be published during the period January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

The award will be presented at the 2021 OAH Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, April 15–18.

Submission Procedures

One copy of each entry, clearly labeled “2021 Darlene Clark Hine Award Entry,” must be mailed directly to the committee members listed below. Each committee member must receive all submissions postmarked by October 1, 2020.

Bound page proofs may be used for books to be published after October 1, 2020 and before January 1, 2021. If a bound page proof is submitted, a bound copy of the book must be sent to each committee member and postmarked no later than January 8, 2021.

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. (Please see “Submission Policy” at right.)

The final decision will be made by the Darlene Clark Hine Award Committee by February 2021. 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. ​Read our privacy policy here.

Darlene Clark Hine Award Committee

Applicants should contact all committee members by e-mail for mailing addresses.

Sonya Ramsey (Committee Chair)
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
sramse17@uncc.edu

Cherisse Jones-Branch
Arkansas State University
crjones@astate.edu

Blair Kelley
North Carolina State University
blmkelley@ncsu.edu

Kay Wright Lewis
Howard University
kay.wrightlewis@howard.edu

DEADLINE: SUBMISSIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 1, 2020

List of Past Winners