Call for nominations: Award for Excellence in Public History

Society of Civil War HistoriansThe Society of Civil War Historians solicits nominations for the
$5,000 Award for Excellence in Public History.

Funded by the Blue and Gray Education Society, the award will recognize an outstanding public history project completed and made available to the public in 2011 that enhanced public awareness and understanding of the Civil War era, including the events leading to the war and its direct consequences.

Eligible projects include public exhibitions; media productions (including internet-based projects); public programs, events, and tourism initiatives; and preservation projects that include the interpretation of objects, documents, structures, or landscapes. Non-fiction and fiction books and other print publications are not eligible for the award.

To submit a nomination go to the Award for Excellence in Public History page on the Society of Civil War Historians’ website. Nominations must be made by January 31, 2012.

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