Publication Date

March 1, 2003

Perspectives Section


The Southern Historical Association announces the second annual competition for the C. Vann Woodward Dissertation Award for the best dissertation in southern history. The award, which carries a stipend of $4,000, will go to a dissertation completed and defended in 2002. Competitors should send by May 1, 2003, three copies of the following: a title page, abstract, and table of contents of the dissertation; a sample chapter; and a letter of support from the dissertation adviser. Full dissertations should not be submitted; based on the materials listed above, the prize committee will decide which candidates will be invited to submit the full dissertation for further consideration. The award will be presented at the SHA’s annual meeting in Houston on November 7, 2003. Inquiries regarding the prize and its guidelines should be directed to John C. Inscoe, SHA Secretary-Treasurer, at Send submissions to Inscoe at the Southern Historical Association, Department of History, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-1602.

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