Opportunities for Historians

Awards and Prizes

AJHA 2022 Margaret A. Blanchard Dissertation Prize

DEADLINE: February 15, 2023

The American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA) seeks entries for its annual Margaret A. Blanchard Dissertation Prize, which honors the best dissertations focused on mass communication history topics each year.

The deadline for entries is February 15, 2023.

Dissertations must have been written in English and submitted, defended, revised, and formally filed with a doctoral degree-granting university within the calendar year that ends December 31, 2022.

The winner of the Blanchard prize will receive a $500 honorarium. Honorable mentions receive $200. Honorees will present their work during a session at the AJHA Annual Convention in Columbus, Ohio (or virtual, if necessary), September 28–30, 2023.

Complete details about the Blanchard Prize competition and its submission requirements can be found at https://ajha.wildapricot.org/blanchard

For more information, contact Pete Smith, the chair of the Blanchard Committee, at AJHAdissertationprize@gmail.com.

Posted: September 19, 2022
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Call for Submissions: 2023 ASFS Awards in Food Studies

DEADLINE: February 15, 2023

The deadline for the 2023 ASFS Awards in Food Studies is quickly approaching! February 1, 2023, is the deadline for all categories with the exception of February 15, 2023, for the pedagogy award.

Accepted submission types:

  • Book
    • Manuscript
    • First Book
    • Edited Volume
  • Journal or Chapter
  • Pedagogy
  • Student Paper
    • Graduate
    • Undergraduate

With the exception of the pedagogy award, you do not need to be an ASFS member to submit.

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Posted: January 11, 2023
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