Lawrence W. Levine Award

DEADLINE: SUBMISSIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 1, 2020

A black and white photograph of Lawrence Levine
 

The Lawrence W. Levine Award is given annually by the Organization of American Historians to the author of the best book in American cultural history. Lawrence W. Levine was president of the OAH 1992–1993.

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, April15–18.

Submission Procedures

One copy of each entry, clearly labeled “2021 Lawrence W. Levine 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 postmarked no later than January 8, 2021. (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 Lawrence W. Levine 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​.

Lawrence W. Levine Award Committee

Kristin Hass (Committee Chair)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
kah@umich.edu
Applicants should contact by e-mail for mailing address.

Monica Muñoz-Martínez
Brown University / University of Texas-Austin (as of August 2020)
monica_martinez@brown.edu
Applicants should contact by e-mail for mailing address.

Katrina Thompson Moore
St. Louis University
katrina.moore@slu.edu
Applicants should contact for mailing address.

Dana Weiner
Wilfrid Laurier Universisty
dweiner@wlu.ca
Applicants should contact by e-mail for mailing address and phone number.
Publishers and shippers should note that all customs clearance fees are the responsibility of the sender. Please take the appropriate action to ensure fees are paid for on destinations outside the United States. Committee members are not required to pay customs fees to receive prize submissions. Failure to reach all committee members due to inadequate mailing could mean disqualification of your prize submission.

 

Natalie Zacek
202 Farrier, New Maker Yards
4 Lockside Lane, Middlewood Locks
Salford M5 4UY

United Kingdom

Phone: 44-774-503-2784
[Affiliation: University of Manchester]
Publishers and shippers should note that all customs clearance fees are the responsibility of the sender. Please take the appropriate action to ensure fees are paid for on destinations outside the United States. Committee members are not required to pay customs fees to receive prize submissions. Failure to reach all committee members due to inadequate mailing could mean disqualification of your prize submission.

DEADLINE: SUBMISSIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 1, 2020

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