Wednesday, January 30, 2008

The Irene Ledesma Prize

FYI due May 1.
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The Coalition for Western Women’s History announces the 10th Annual Irene Ledesma Prize, 2008. For Ph.D. graduate student research in western women’s history. Deadline for submission: May 1, 2008.

The $1,000 prize supports travel to collections or other research expenses related to the histories of women and gender in the American West. Applicants must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program and members of the CWWH. The prize honors the memory of Irene Ledesma whose contributions to Chicana and working-class history were ended by her untimely death in 1997.

The CWWH will award the prize at the CWWH Breakfast during the 48th Annual Western History Association conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, October 22 – 25, 2008.