The Carol Gold Graduate Student Conference Paper Prize is an annual $150 prize that recognizes the outstanding paper presented by a graduate student at the annual WAWH conference. The committee will judge the presented paper, normally 10-12 pages. The presenter must also still submit a copy to the commentator of their panel. All fields of history will be considered, and articles must be submitted with full scholarly apparatus.
To apply for the prize, use this Online Submission Form. Deadline: March 23, 2019.
For questions about the Carol Gold Graduate Student Conference Paper Prize, please contact the Current Chair.
Jaclyn Schultz (University of California, Santa Cruz)
“William George’s Junior Republic, Progress Childhood, and Capitalist Training as Cure”
Sarah Gold McBride (University of California, Berkeley)
“’I Have a Piece of Thee Here’: Locks of Hair in Nineteenth-Century America”
Jessica Derleth (Binghamton University)
“Kneading Politics: Cookery and the American Suffrage Movement”
“Mahjong: Jewish Women, a Chinese Game, and the Paradoxes of Postwar Domesticity”
“I Resolved Never to be Conquered: Resistance and Dignity in the Slave Narratives of Harriet Jacobs and Mary Prince”
Mary Klann, University of California, San Diego
“Babies in Baskets: Tourism and Native American Motherhood in the 20th Century American West.”
Carrie Adkins, University of Oregon
“Gentlemen’s Daughters,” “Womanly Women,” and “Hen Medics”: Class, Gender, and Medical Education in the United States, 1870-1920.”
Jennifer Robin Terry, University of California, Berkeley
“Evening the Score: Rebellion, Ingenuity, and Masculinity Manifested through Illicit Pregnancy.”
Sarah Levine-Gronningsater, University of Chicago
“Performing Interracial Abolition: The Women and Children of the New York Colored Orphan Asylum in the Marketplace.”
Brenda Frink, Stanford University
“A Barren School Yard Can Produce Naught Save a Barren-Hearted Pupil: Arbor Day in Progressive Era California.”