Pauli Murray Book Prize

Funding Agency:
African American Intellectual History Society

The African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) is pleased to announce the 2020 Pauli Murray Book Prize for the best book in Black intellectual history. Named after lawyer, author, and women’s rights activist-intellectual Pauli Murray, the prize will recognize the best book concerning Black intellectual history (broadly conceived) published between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019 by a member of AAIHS. AAIHS board members are not eligible. 

The winner of the 2020 Pauli Murray Book Prize will receive $1,000, a featured week-long roundtable on the book in Black Perspectives, and a featured interview published in Black Perspectives. The prize is open to scholars at all stages of their academic careers. Five finalists will be announced and their books will be featured on Black Perspectives in early March 2020. The award winner will be announced at the 2020 AAIHS Conference, which will be held at the University of Texas at Austin from March 5-6, 2020.

*DEADLINE: SUBMISSIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 1, 2019

Agency Website

Funding Type

Award
Prize

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Arts & Humanities
Social Sciences

External Deadline

October 1, 2019