2019 Outstanding Book Award, Disability History Association

Type: Prize

Name: Outstanding Book Award

Location: n/a

Application Deadline: May 01, 2019

Sponsoring Institution: Disability History Association


The Disability History Association (DHA) promotes the relevance of disability to broader historical enquiry and facilitates research, conference travel, and publication for scholars engaged in any field of disability history. As part of this work, the DHA takes pleasure in inviting entries for its 8th Annual Outstanding Publication Awards, both of which carry a submission deadline of May 1, 2019.

Outstanding Book Award

In calling for book submissions for the 2019 award, the committee welcomes monographs and edited collections, provided they are new original scholarship and published in English. The award is open to authors writing across all geographic areas and time periods.

The first publication of the book should have taken place between January 1 and December 31, 2018.

The amount of the award is $300 for first place and $100 for honorable mention.

Please send five copies of your book to Michael Rembis, Department of History, University at Buffalo, 552 Park Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260-4130. Should five copies of the book not be easily available, please contact Michael Rembis (marembis@buffalo.edu) to make other arrangements.

In the interest of modeling best practices in the field of disability studies, we require that the publisher/author send an electronic copy in text-based .pdf or .doc file format compatible with screen reading software for the review committee to marembis@buffalo.edu. We understand that copyright rules apply, and we will only use the electronic copy for the purposes of the DHA Outstanding Publication Award.  Books not provided in accessible electronic formats for screen reading software in a timely manner will not be considered for the prize.

Please include the full bibliographic citation of your submission in the Chicago Manual of Style format.

Contact Information:
Michael Rembis

Posted: February 06, 2019