Current Prize Calls

Call for Submissions

John Boswell Prize

The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender History (CLGBTH) will award the John Boswell Prize for an outstanding book on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer history published in English in 2019 or 2020.

Work may be submitted in hard copy and/or in PDF form by email. Note that books that will be published after October 15, but before December 31, 2020, will be accepted for submission in page proofs. Hard copies must be postmarked by 11:59pm (Pacific time), 15 October 2020. Emailed submissions must be sent as one PDF file by 11:59pm (Pacific time), 15 October 2020. Please ensure that all materials are sent to all members of the prize committee.

Prize Committee:

  • Jason Ruiz (committee chair), University of Notre Dame, jason.ruiz@nd.edu. Please contact Professor Ruiz for his mailing address.  
  • Catherine Jacquet, Louisiana State University, cjacquet@lsu.edu. Please contact Professor Jacquet for her mailing address.
  • Ryan M. Jones, SUNY Geneseo, jonesr@geneseo.edu. Professor Jones’ professional mailing address is Ryan M. Jones, Doty 239, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454.

                                                                                                                           Joan Nestle Prize

The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender History (CLGBTH) will award the Joan Nestle Prize for an outstanding paper on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer history completed in English by an undergraduate student in 2019 or 2020. The prize is funded through a special fund established by CLGBTH’s lifetime members.

Submissions should be sent as one PDF file via email by 11:59pm (Pacific time), 15 October 2020 to all members of the prize committee.

Prize Committee:

Don Romesburg Prize

The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender History (CLGBTH) will award the Don Romesburg Prize for outstanding K-12 curriculum in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer history created in 2019 or 2020.

Submissions should be sent as one PDF file via email by 11:59pm (Pacific time), 15 October 2020 to all members of the prize committee.

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