recognizes an outstanding scholarly poster presented by a graduate student at the annual WAWH conference.
Deadline: October 16, 2023
Applicants must submit poster proposals through the regular Call for Proposals process. All accepted proposals are automatically entered into the competition. Additional prize application is not necessary.
Posters will be judged on content, clarity, and effectiveness of overall presentation. Conference attendees will select the winner of the competition by secret ballot. The winner will be announced at the awards banquet.
Do you want to compete for the Perry Poster Prize?
Submissions are now closed. Watch for next year's call for proposals.
Disqualification: Applicants who do not meet the application deadline, eligibility requirements, or submission guidelines will not be considered.
Questions? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org -- subject line: "Question about the Perry Prize"
Samantha Rohman, California State University, East Bay, “Tarnished Bronze in the Gold State: The History of the California Historical Landmarks Program”
Honorable Mention: Lauren Kelly, University of Southern California, “Troubled Waters: A Post-1930 Environmental History of the Owens Valley”
Viola Burlew, University of Colorado, “Wonder Woman, Lois Lane and the Amazing Disappearing Act: Female Representation and Comic Censorship, 1940-1970”
Faith Stackhouse Daly, Pace University, “Crushing Prohibition: Northern California’s Wine, Women, and the Fight for Repeal”
Emily Hawk, Columbia University, “Civic Discourse Embodied: New York City’s Dancemobile Program, 1967–1988”
No prize awarded (conference cancelled due to pandemic).
Katherine Bush & Eden Redmond, Portland State University, “Punching In, Punching Up: The Subversive Spectacle of 1980s Women’s Workplace Comedies”
Kristin C. Howard, “Reformation & Transformation: From Convent to Hospital in Calvin’s Geneva”
Alexandra Stern, “‘No Law West of St. Lewis’: Lawlessness in Indian Territory and the Road to the Major Crimes Act”
Carrie Streeter, “Swedish Movement-Cures and American Reform Movements”
Gianna May, University of New Mexico, “Suffrage and Statehood in New Mexico: 1890–1920”