Western Association of Women Historians
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2013 WAWH Award Winners
Congratulations to this year's WAWH award winners.
Graduate Student Conference Paper Prize
Mary Klann, University of California, San Diego, "Babies in Baskets: Tourism and Native American Motherhood in the 20th Century American West."
Founders' Dissertation Fellowship
Nikki Malain, University of California, Santa Barbara, "The Pope and the Pirates: Genoese Piracy, Diplomacy, and Trade in the High Middle Ages."
Judith Lee Ridge Prize
Grace Delgado, "Border Control and Sexual Policing: White Slavery and Prostitution along the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1903-1910," Western Historical Quarterly (Summer 2012).
Barbara "Penny" Kanner Prize
Lois W. Banner, MM--Personal: From the Private Archive of Marilyn Monroe (Harry N. Abrams, 2011).
Gita Chaudhuri Prize
Frances Richardson Keller-Sierra Prize
Nancy Kollman, Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Russia (Cambridge University Press, 2012.
WAWH Membership Renewal
For current WAWH members, now is the time to renew for the 2013-2014 membership year. Membership runs from conference to conference. Renewal forms were not mailed this year as all renewal are happening online through Eventbrite.
WAWH Donations for Awards and Prizes
WAWH is working to re-endow its awards and prizes. Please consider donation, of any amount, to support any of the six awards and prizes. You may use the WAWH Donation Form at Eventbrite to send your tax-deductable donation.
updated June 25, 2013