The Jack Temple Kirby Award
The Jack Temple Kirby
Award was established in 2010 to commemorate the scholarship and SHA service of Jack Kirby, who was the current SHA President when he died in August 2009. In keeping with Professor Kirby's scholarly contributions to southern history, the Kirby Prize will be awarded to authors of journal articles in either southern agricultural or environmental history over a two-year period. The award will be made in odd-numbered years for an article published during the previous two years. Submissions can be made by either the article authors or journal editors. The second award will be presented at the annual meeting in St. Louis in 2013 for an article published in 2011 or 2012. Three copies of the off-prints or xeroxes of articles should be submitted by June 1, 2013 to the SHA office at:
2011 Jack Temple Kirby Award Winner
James Giesen's "'The Truth about the Boll Weevil': The Nature of Planter Power in the Mississippi Delta," Environmental History 14 (October 2009).