OAH Home Donate to OAH Join the OAH

Programs & Resources


Darlene Clark Hine Award

The deadline has passed. Information on the 2020 award will be available summer 2019.

DEADLINE: SUBMISSIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 1, 2018

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, 2018 through December 31, 2018.

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

Submission Procedures

One copy of each entry, clearly labeled “2019 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, 2018.

Bound page proofs may be used for books to be published after October 1, 2018 and before January 1, 2019. 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 7, 2019.

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 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/​.

Darlene Clark Hine Award Committee

LaShawn Harris (Committee Chair)
Michigan State University
Department of History
506 East Circle Drive, Room 256
East Lansing MI 48824

Melissa Estes Blair
Auburn University
Department of History
310 Thach Hall
Auburn AL 36849

Arica L. Coleman
208 Durso Drive
Newark DE 19711
[Affiliation: Independent Historian]
 

DEADLINE:  SUBMISSIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 1, 2018

List of Past Winners