The labor and working-class history association (lawcha) is pleased to announce its annual herbert gutman dissertation prize, established in cooperation with the university of illinois press lawcha encourages the study of working people, their lives, workplaces, communities, organizations, cultures, activism, and. He is the author of several books, which have been translated into a dozen languages, including (with peter linebaugh), the many-headed hydra: sailors, slaves, commoners, and the hidden history of the revolutionary atlantic ( beacon press, 2000), winner of the international labor history book prize, and the slave. The dissertation prize is named in honor of the late herbert g gutman, a pioneering labor historian and a founder of the university of illinois press's working class in american history series lawcha hopes that the spirit of gutman's inquiry into the many facets of labor and working-class history will live on through this. Notre dame economist kirk doran has been awarded the 2013 albert rees prize for outstanding princeton phd dissertation in labor economics “this prize is significant because princeton's doctoral program has a long history of producing excellent labor economists,” says richard jensen, gilbert f. Biography phd -- history -- northwestern university (2006) - herbert g gutman prize for outstanding dissertation in united states labor and working-class history, labor and working-class history association, 2008: http://wwwlawcha org/gutmanphp - labor history prize for the best dissertation in labor and. 2016 dissertation prize: whitney laemmli, “the choreography of everyday life: rudolf laban and the making of modern movement,” university of in the context of revolutionary new communication technologies (the telegraph and telephone) that, like automatic writing, depended upon a gendered division of labor and.
Ida b wells graduate student fellowship – a $1000 annual award given to a graduate student working on a historical dissertation that interrogates race and gender, not ecessarily in a history department read more joan kelly memorial prize – a $1,000 annual award for the book in women's history and/or feminist theory. Jessica wilkerson wins herbert g gutman prize for outstanding dissertation 7 jessie wilkerson dr jessica wilkerson, who just completed her first year as assistant professor of history and southern studies, has just won an award from the labor and working class history association for her dissertation. To encourage the study of labor, labor history is pleased to announce an annual dissertation prize for labor studies, broadly defined in keeping with the journal's dedication to a multi-disciplined approach to the field, and its commitment to chronological and geographical breadth, the prize will be awarded. A dissertation prize in the amount of € 1000 will be awarded annually for outstanding phd work in the field of transnational american studies in 2015, the obama dissertation prize was awarded to holger drössler for his excellent dissertation entitled islands of labor: community, conflict, and resistance in colonial.
The labor and working-class history association's herbert gutman dissertation prize includes a cash prize and a contract with the univ of illinois press. The award is named after theodore saloutos (1910-1980), a historian of american agricultural labor, politics, and immigration saloutos earned his since 2000, the agricultural history society has awarded the annual gilbert c fite dissertation prize to the best dissertation written on agricultural history 2016: benjamin.
Social history: cindy hahamovitch, college of william & mary, no man's land: jamaican guestworkers in america and the global history of deportable labor ( princeton university press) 2011 jefferson cowie, cornell university, stayin' alive: the 1970s and the last days of the working class (the new press. John d'emilio lgbtq history dissertation award for the best phd dissertation in us lgbt ellis w hawley prize for the best book-length historical study of the political economy, politics, or institutions of the united states, in its domestic or international affairs, from the civil war to the present.
The sir john a macdonald prize is awarded annually to the best scholarly book in canadian history and is also be awarded the governor general award for scholarly achievement at the annual governor the canadian committee on labour history is proud to award a prize for the best thesis on labour history more. The william nelson cromwell foundation has established a dissertation prize of $5,000 the winning dissertation may focus on any area of american legal history , including constitutional and comparative studies, but topics dealing with the colonial and early national periods will receive some preference.