News from Affiliated Societies, September 1998

AHA Staff | Sep 1, 1997

Editor's Note: We print below items received from two of the more than 100 societies affiliated to the AHA. We welcome—for publication when space is available—news from our affiliates, including brief reports of activities. Submissions should be sent to Editor, Perspectives, AHA, 400 A St., SE, Washington, DC 20003-3889.

Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

The society announces its biennial competition for the best published article dealing with any aspect of American history between 1865 and 1917. The article must have appeared in journals dated 1997 or 1998. Any graduate student or individual with a doctorate degree awarded after 1988 who has not yet published a book is eligible to compete for a $500 award.

An article may be nominated by the author or others. Deadline December 1, 1999. Submissions or questions should be directed to Robert E. Weir, Chair, SHGAPE Prize Committee, Liberal Studies Department, Bay Path College, Longmeadow, MA 01106.

Society for French Historical Studies

The society announces the winners of the various prizes awarded for 1998.

William J. Koren Jr. Award to Daniel Lord Smail (Fordham Univ.) for "Telling Tales at Angevin Courts," French Historical Studies, 20:2 (spring 1997): 183-215.

David Pinkney Award to Thomas Brennan (U.S. Naval Academy) for Burgundy to Champagne: The Wine Trade in Early Modern France (Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1997).

Gilbert Chinard Award to Nancy Green (Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales, Paris) for Ready to Wear, Ready to Work: A Century of Industry and Immigration in Paris and New York (Duke Univ. Press, 1997).

The Research-Travel Award to Nancy J. Edwards (Bowdoin Coll.) for research on her manuscript-in-progress, "ReGendering the Nation: The Role of Housewives in French Identity Formation from 1918 to Vichy."

John B. and Theda H. Wolf Award to Paul Schue (Univ. of California at Irvine) for research on his dissertation, "And All the Heroes Spoke Spanish: Conceptions of the Spanish Civil War in Contemporary France."

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