Armitage-Jameson Prize

The CWWH 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 2017 Award Submission: May 15, 2017

Prize Call

The CWWH is pleased to announce the seventh annual Armitage-Jameson Prize for the most outstanding monograph or edited volume published in western women’s, gender, sexuality history in 2016. To be eligible, the book must be published in 2016 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 2017 Western History Association annual meeting in San Diego, California, on Friday, November 3, 2017.

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 May 15, 2017. Late submissions will not be considered.

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

Armitage-Jameson Prize Committee
Elizabeth Escobedo
Armitage-Jameson Prize Committee Chair
Department of History, Sturm Hall, Room 366
University of Denver
2000 E. Asbury Ave.
Denver, CO 80208

Sarah Eppler Janda
Armitage-Jameson Prize Committee
627 South Shepler
Department of History & Government
Cameron University
2800 W. Gore Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505-6377

Honor Sachs
Armitage-Jameson Prize Committee
Department of History
204B McKee Building
Western Carolina University
1 University Way
Cullowhee, NC 28723