Armitage-Jameson Prize


2017 Armitage-Jameson Prize winner Katrina Jagodinsky with Prize Committee Chair Elizabeth Escobedo at the 2017 CWWH Annual Breakfast in San Diego, California.

The Coalition for Western Women’s History awards the Armitage-Jameson Prize annually for the most outstanding monograph or edited volume published in western women’s, gender, and sexuality history. The Prize is named in honor of Susan Armitage and Elizabeth Jameson for their pioneering work in the field of western women’s history. See a list of previous award recipients here: Armitage-Jameson Prize Recipients, 2010-Present.

Deadline for the 2020 Award Submission: June 1, 2021.

2021 Armitage Jameson Prize

The CWWH is pleased to announce the Armitage-Jameson Prize for the most outstanding monograph or edited volume published in western women’s, gender, and/or sexuality history published in 2020. To be eligible, the book must be published in 2020 and address women and gender in the North American West, which includes the relevant geographic regions of Canada and Mexico, as well as United States territories, past and present. The award recipient will receive $1000 and the publishing press will receive a certificate. The award will be presented at the CWWH Breakfast at the Western History Association’s Annual Meeting.

Presses are limited to the nomination of five titles and should send a copy of the nominated book to each member of the committee by June 1, 2021. Late submissions will not be considered.

$$ Donate to the Armitage-Jameson Fund here! $$

Armitage-Jameson Prize Committee

Lynne Getz
2021 Armitage-Jameson Prize Committee Chair
384 Apple Way Road
Blowing Rock, NC  28605

Erika Pérez
University of Arizona
Department of History
César E. Chavez Bldg Rm 415
1110 James E. Roger Way
Tucson AZ  85721

Brianna Theobald
287 Mount Vernon Ave.
Rochester, NY  14620

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