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2016 CHA Prize Winners

Published on June 1, 2016

Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!

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Some of this year's winners who were present in Calgary:
From left to right
Back - Mark Kuhlberg (Political History Book Prize); Daniel Ross (Jean-Marie Fecteau Prize & Public History Prize, on behalf of ActiveHistory); Craig Heron (Clio Prize - Ontario); Robert MacDougall (Albert B. Corey Prize); Jim Clifford (Public History Prize, on behalf of ActiveHistory); Raymon B. Blake (Clio - Maritimes)

Middle - Lisa Chilton (Canadian Committee on Migration, Ethnicity and Transnationalism Article Prize); Robin Fisher (Lifetime Achievement Award: Clio - B.C.); Michel Hogue (Clio - Prairies); Iaona Radu (Canadian Oral History Association Project Prize); Tom Peace (Public History Prize, on behalf of ActiveHistory); Arthur Manuel (Aboriginal History Book Prize)

Front - Hugh Dempsey (Lifetime Achievement Award: Clio - Prairies); Carmen J. Nielson (Hilda Neatby English Article Prize); Magda Fahrni (History of Children and Youth Article Prize & Labour History Article Prize); Robert C.H. Sweeny (Sir John A. Macdonald Prize); Lisa Pasolli (Clio - B.C. & Political History Article Prize); Francesca D’Amico (JCHA/RSHC Best Article Prize). 

Canadian Committee on Labor History

Best Article Prize
WINNER
Magda Fahrni, "Glimpsing Working-Class Childhood through the Laurier Palace Fire of 1927: The Ordinary, the Tragic, and the Historian's Gaze," The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 8, 3 (Fall 2015)

Eugene A. Forsey Prize
For Graduate Work In Canadian Labour And Working-Class History
WINNER
Jeremy Milloy, ""If You Want Blood":  Violence at Work in the North American Auto Industry, 1960-1980"

The Media and Communication History Committee Article Prize
WINNER
Laurie Laplanche, « Le Service des émissions féminines télévisées au réseau francophone de la Société Radio-Canada (1965-1982) : une histoire du genre dans les organisations ». Journal of the Canadian Historical Association |Revue de la Société historique du Canada  Volume 26, no. 1, 2015

Canadian Committee on Migration, Ethnicity and Transnationalism Article Prize
WINNER
Lisa Chilton, "Sex Scandals and Papist Plots: The Mid-Nineteenth-Century World of an Irish Nurse in Quebec”. Journal of Women s History 27(3), September 2015

Canadian Oral History Association Prize
Iaona Radu, Healing in Chisasibi

The Canadian Committee on the History of Sexuality
Best Article Prize
WINNER
Nicholas Giguère, “De la revue Le Berdache (1979-82) au bulletin À propos (1986-87): grandeurs et misères de la presse gaie militante au Québec”. Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada / Cahiers de la Société bibliographique du Canada Issue 52, no 2, 2014

History of Children and Youth Group
Neil Sutherland Best Article Prize
WINNER
Magda Fahrni, "Glimpsing Working-Class Childhood through the Laurier Palace Fire of 1927: The Ordinary, the Tragic, and the Historian's Gaze," The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 8, 3 (Fall 2015): 426-50.

Prix Hilda Neatby Prize
(Awarded by the Canadian Committee on Women’s History,  it  recognises each year the best articles in French and English on women's history
WINNER OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Carmen J. Nielson, “Caricaturing Colonial Space: Indigenized, Feminized Bodies and Anglo-Canadian Identity, 1873-94,”  The Canadian Historical Review, vol. 96, no 4 (December 2015), p. 473-506.

WINNER OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE ARTICLE
Louise Bienvenue et Guy Laperrière, « ‘Sans elles, le collège ne serait pas ce qu’il est’ : Le travail des Petites Sœurs de la Sainte-Famille dans les collèges classiques au Québec »  Histoire sociale/Social History, vol. XLVII, no 93 (Mai/May 2014), p. 5-35.

WINNER OF THE BOOK PRIZE
Susanne. M. Klausen, ABORTION UNDER APARTHEID: NATIONALISM, SEXUALITY, AND WOMEN’S REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS IN SOUTH AFRICA (Oxford University Press, 2015)

Public History Prize
WINNER 
ActiveHistory

Political History Group
Best Article in English Prize
WINNER 
Lisa Pasolli, “‘I ask you, Mr. Mitchell, is the emergency over?’ Debating Day Nurseries in the Second World War” Canadian Historical Review 96, 1 (March 2015): 1-31. 

Political History Group Book Prize
WINNER
Mark Kuhlberg, IN THE POWER OF THE GOVERNMENT: THE RISE AND FALL OF NEWSPRINT IN ONTARIO, 1894-1932. Toronto: UTP, 2015. 

Aboriginal History Book Prize
WINNER
Arthur Manuel and Grand Chief Ronald M. Derrickson, UNSETTLING CANADA: A NATIONAL WAKE-UP CALL (Between the Lines, 2015)

CHA PRIZES

Jean-Marie-Fecteau Prize for best article published in a peer-reviewed journal by a PhD or Masters-level student in English or in French.
WINNER
Daniel Ross, « "Vive la vélorution !" : Le Monde à bicyclette et les origines du mouvement cycliste à Montréal, 1975-1980 ». Bulletin d'histoire politique, vol. 23, n° 2, 2015.

JCHA, issues #1 and #2 Best Article Prize
WINNER  
Francesca D’Amico, “‘The Mic Is My Piece’: Canadian Rap, the Gendered “Cool Pose” and Music Industry Racialization and Regulation.” (Volume 1, 2015)

John Bullen Prize
(The John Bullen Prize honours the outstanding Ph.D. thesis on a historical topic submitted in a Canadian university by a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
WINNER 
Sarah Ghabrial, « Le Fiqh Francisé? Modernizing Personal Status Law in French Algeria, 1870-1930. »

Albert B. Corey Prize
(The prize is jointly sponsored by the American Historical Association (AHA) and Canadian Historical Association (CHA) for the best book on the history of Canadian-American relations or the history of both countries)
WINNER 
Robert MacDougall, The Political Economy of the Telephone in the Gilded Age. (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015)

Clio Prizes
(These annual awards are given for meritorious publications or for exceptional contributions by individuals or organizations to regional history)

Atlantic Region
WINNER  
Raymond B. Blake, LIONS OR JELLYFISH: NEWFOUNDLAND-OTTAWA RELATIONS SINCE 1957.Toronto: UTP, 2015

Québec
WINNER
Amélie Bourbeau, TECHNICIENS DE L'ORGANISATION SOCIALE. LA RÉORGANISATION DE L’ASSISTANCE CATHOLIQUE PRIVÉE À MONTRÉAL (1930-1974). Montréal/Kingston, McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015

Ontario
WINNER
Craig Heron, LUNCH BUCKET LIVES: REMAKING THE WORKER'S CITY (Between the Lines, 2015)

The Prairies
WINNER 
Michel Hogue, MÉTIS AND THE MEDICINE LINE: CREATING A BORDER AND DIVIDING A PEOPLE. (University of Regina Press, 2015).          

Lifetime Achievement Award
WINNER
Hugh Dempsey

British Columbia
WINNER
Lisa Pasolli, WORKING MOTHERS AND THE CHILD CARE DILEMMA: A HISTORY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA’S SOCIAL POLICY. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2015.

Lifetime Achievement Award
WINNER
Robin Fisher

The North
WINNER
Emilie Cameron, FAR OFF METAL RIVER: INUIT LANDS, SETTLER STORIES, AND THE MAKING OF THE CONTEMPORARY ARCTIC (UBC Press, 2015)

Wallace K. Ferguson Prize
(It is awarded to outstanding scholarly book in a field of history other than Canadian history)
WINNER
Alexia M. Yates, SELLING PARIS: PROPERTY AND COMMERCIAL CULTURE IN THE FIN-DE-SIÈCLE CAPITAL. Harvard University Press, 2015.

Sir John A. Macdonald Prize
(It is awarded to the non-fiction work of Canadian history judged to have made the most significant contribution to an understanding of the Canadian past)
WINNER
Robert C.H. Sweeny, WHY DID WE CHOOSE TO INDUSTRIALIZE?  MONTREAL, 1819-1849.  Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015.

 

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