The Association. (Historical News and Notices)

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The sixty-eighth meeting of the Southern Historical Association will be held November 6-9, 2002, at the Wyndham Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore. We will return to our usual meeting-days pattern of Wednesday through Saturday.

At the close of the Association's sixty-seventh meeting in New Orleans, on November 19, 2001, Jacquelyn Dowd Hall of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill succeeded Bertram Wyatt-Brown of the University of Florida as president. Since there were no additional nominations, those proposed by last year's Nominating Committee and published in the May 2001 issue of the Journal were declared elected:

VICE PRESIDENT:
  Darlene Clark Hine, Michigan State University

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEMBERS, for three-year terms expiring in 2004:
  Pete Daniel, Smithsonian Institution
  Harriet Amos Doss, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  Bullitt Lowry, University of North Texas

At its meeting on November 16, 2001, the Executive Council approved the nomination of Cynthia A. Kierner of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Mark M. Smith of the University of South Carolina for four-year terms on the Board of Editors of the Journal of Southern History.

The Executive Council elected the following to serve as the Nominating Committee for 2002: Waldo Martin, University of California, Berkeley, chair; Raymond Arsenault, University of South Florida; Peter Coclanis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Jane G. Landers, Vanderbilt University; and Steven M. Stowe, Indiana University.

SIMKINS A WARD

The Francis B. Simkins Award for a distinguished first book in southern history published in 1999 or 2000 was split between two winners: Walter Johnson of New York University, for Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market, published in 1999 by Harvard University Press; and Jane Landers of Vanderbilt University, for Black Society in Spanish Florida, published in 1999 by the University of Illinois Press. …