Sharon Harris Annual Book Award

UCHI is pleased to announce the Sharon Harris Annual Book Award

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Award: $2000 in research account funds

For a monograph published by UConn Tenure, Tenure-Track, Emeritus, or In-Residence faculty that best demonstrates scholarly depth and intellectual acuity and highlights the importance of humanities scholarship.

Book must have been published between January 2016- January 2018. E-publications, artist-authored books, digital humanities projects, and collaborative texts (where all authors are UConn faculty) will be accepted for review.

The award committee will not consider exhibition catalogues, translations, collected essays, textbooks, or revised editions.


Application:

1. Cover letter (no more than 2 pages) by author of book explaining the value of the book to humanities scholarship

2. PDF of book AND hard copy (supplied by author)

3. One external letter of support (sent directly to UCHI)

4. Reviews, if available (supplied by author)


All materials must be received by: Jan. 16, 2018

Send all e-materials (cover letter, PDF of book, support letter and reviews) to: uchi@uconn.edu

Send hardcover book to: UCHI, U-1234

Questions? Email: alexis.boylan@uconn.edu

 

 


Awards 2017

The winner of the inaugural Sharon Harris Book Award is Associate Professor Micki McElya for her 2016 book, The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery.