Academic journal article The Journal of Southern History

Announcements and Activities

Academic journal article The Journal of Southern History

Announcements and Activities

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The North Caroliniana Society has announced the granting of an Archie K. Davis Fellowship to each of the following scholars for 2012-2013: Joseph Bathanti, Appalachian State University; Jordan R. Bauer, University of Houston; Adrian Brettle, University of Virginia; Judkin Browning, Appalachian State University; Benjamin L. Carp, Tufts University; T. Clay Cooper, University of Florida; Janet Davidson, Cape Fear Museum; Daniel S. Goldberg, East Carolina University; Julia Gunn, University of Pennsylvania; Susan Holland, East Carolina University; Thomas L. Howard, University of Virginia; John James Kaiser, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Alex Leidholdt, James Madison University; Elizabeth A. Lundeen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Marvin Richardson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; James Ruchala, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Laura Sandy, Keele University; and Robert Shapard, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Archie K. Davis Fellowships assist scholars in their travel to sources of North Carolina history. The annual deadline for proposals is March 1. For information, visit www.ncsociety.org.

The Southern Regional Council has announced the winners of its 2012 Lillian Smith Book Award, which was presented in September to Tomiko Brown-Nagin for Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement, published by Oxford University Press in 2011; and to John C. Inscoe for Writing the South through the Self: Explorations in Southern Autobiography, published by University of Georgia Press in 2011. The award, established after Lillian Smith's death in 1966 and now cosponsored by the University of Georgia Libraries, annually honors books of "literary merit, moral vision, and honest representation of the South, its people, problems, and promises. …

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