One or two awards are given annually by the Organization of American Historians in recognition of outstanding programming on television, or in documentary film, concerned with American history, the study of American history, and/or the promotion of American history. The award honors the late Erik Barnouw, Columbia University, a historian of the mass media.
Submissions should be self-contained products even though their content may extend across other media platforms (including podcasts and Web sites).
Only films and video programs released January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012 are eligible for entry.
The award will be presented at the 2013 OAH Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, April 11-14.
One copy of each entry, clearly labeled “2013 Erik Barnouw Award Entry,” must be mailed directly to the three committee members and the OAH office listed below. Each committee member and the OAH must receive all submissions by January 10, 2013.
Erik Barnouw Award Committee
Desirée J. Garcia (Committee Chair)
Arizona State University
School of Transborder Studies
PO Box 876303
Tempe, AZ 85287-6303
Vivian Bruce Conger
17 Harrison Street
Spencer, NY 14883
[Affiliation: Ithaca College]
Michael W. Flamm
Department of History
Ohio Wesleyan University
61 South Sandusky Street
Delaware, OH 43015
Organization of American Historians
112 North Bryan Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47408-4141
The final decision will be made by the Erik Barnouw Award Committee by February 1, 2013. The winner will be provided with details regarding the OAH Annual Meeting and awards presentation, where she or he will receive a cash award and a plaque.
Send comments and questions to H-Net
Webstaff. H-Net reproduces announcements that have been submitted to us as a
free service to the academic community. If you are interested in an announcement
listed here, please contact the organizers or patrons directly. Though we strive
to provide accurate information, H-Net cannot accept responsibility for the text of
announcements appearing in this service. (Administration)