Thursday, March 29, 2018

Prize Watch: Canada Prize in, Dafoe pending

The Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences has announced the finalists for its Canada Prize, given annually to scholarly works about Canada that were aided by the Aid to Scholarly Publishing Program. A good representation of historians this year, and four out of five from McGill-Queen's Press.
Christopher Dummitt, Unbuttoned: A History of Mackenzie King's Secret Life (McGill-Queen’s University Press)
E.A. Heaman, Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of Canada, 1867-1917 (McGill-Queen’s University Press)
Adam Montgomery, The Invisible Injured: Psychological Trauma in the Canadian Military from the First World War to Afghanistan (McGill-Queen’s University Press)
Cheryl Suzack, Indigenous Women's Writing and the Cultural Study of Law (University of Toronto Press)
Donald G. Wetherell, Wildlife, Land, and People: A Century of Change in Prairie Canada (McGill-Queen’s University Press)

I hear rumours about the shortlist for the J.W. Dafoe Prize for Biography -- but nothing up on its website for 2018 yet.

Update, April 20:  Tim Cook won the Dafoe 2018 for Vimy.  Deets here.  Never did see a shortlist.
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