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John D’Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Prize Submissions

BY ON September 1, 2016



The Organization of American Historians announces the establishment of the John D’Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award, given annually to the best PhD dissertation in U.S. LGBTQ history. The prize is named for John D’Emilio, pioneer in LGBTQ history.

Details: A dissertation must be completed during the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016 to be eligible for the 2017 D’Emilio Prize. The prize will be presented at the 2017 OAH Annual Meeting in New Orleans, April 6–9. The final decision will be made by the award committee by February 2017. The winner will be provided with details regarding the OAH Annual Meeting and awards presentation.

To Apply: Please send an electronic attachment of your complete dissertation to each of the three committee members listed to the right by October 3, 2016. Each committee member must receive all applications by this date. Each application must also include a letter of support from a faculty member at the degree-granting institution, along with an abstract and table of contents.

Deadline: Applications must be submitted by October 3, 2016


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