Announcement: Mormon History Association Awards

By February 2, 2010

MORMON HISTORY ASSOCIATION STUDENT AWARDS

The Mormon History Association (MHA) is pleased to announce two award competitions for exceptional student work exploring the history of those religious traditions originating with Joseph Smith, Jr. The Juanita Brooks Undergraduate and Graduate Paper Awards will be given to the best unpublished papers written in 2009 by an undergraduate and graduate student, respectively. Students are eligible to submit one paper for consideration. NEW FOR THIS YEAR’S COMPETITION: the winning graduate student essay will be published in the Journal of Mormon History, pending editorial review and appropriate revisions as determined by the Journal editor. (Provided the winning entry has not been submitted elsewhere for publication.) All submissions must be sent electronically (as either a “Word” or “PDF” document) to J. Spencer Fluhman, assistant professor of Church History & Doctrine, Brigham Young University, at fluhman@byu.edu. Submissions should include a cover sheet detailing the student’s biographical information: name, department, institution, and undergraduate or graduate major, etc. Submissions must be received by February 15, 2010, to be considered. Awards will be presented at the MHA annual meeting in Independence, Missouri, in May 2010.

MHA BEST DISSERTATION AND BEST THESIS AWARDS

The Mormon History Association (MHA) is pleased to announce the Gerald E. Jones Dissertation Award and the Lester Bush Thesis Awards for the best dissertation and two theses on Mormon History completed in 2009. Nominated theses and dissertations can be submitted in hard copy or electronically (as either a ?WordPerfect,? ?Word,? or ?.pdf? document) to Kent Powell, Utah State Historical Society, 300 Rio Grande, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101, e-mail kpowell@utah.gov Submissions must be received by February 15, 2010, to be considered.  Awards will be presented at the MHA annual meeting in Independence, Missouri, in May 2010.

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Comments

  1. Also note that in the recent MHA newsletter, Romig noted that students could be compensated for the conference fees if they were willing to be room monitors.

    Comment by J. Stapley — February 2, 2010 @ 11:54 am

  2. I haven’t received the latest newsletter yet, J. That’s good to know. Thanks for mentioning it here.

    Comment by Christopher — February 2, 2010 @ 12:03 pm

  3. Details on p. 2: PDF.

    Comment by J. Stapley — February 2, 2010 @ 12:30 pm

  4. Thanks for the notice, CHris!

    On this, what theses and dissertations on Mormonism came out in 2009?

    I know yours did, and Jon Moyer’s dissertation…what else?

    Comment by Jared T — February 2, 2010 @ 12:39 pm

  5. Ah, I forgot to include the CFP for the Diss and Thesis Awards. Thanks, Jared. I’ve updated the post.

    Robin Jensen’s thesis was also completed in 2009, and I’m sure there’s others.

    Comment by Christopher — February 2, 2010 @ 12:54 pm


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