The GSA is pleased to announce that the following prizes were awarded at its 43rd conference in Portland, Oregon. The corresponding laudationes will be published in the winter 2019-20 GSA newsletter:
The DAAD/GSA Prize for the Best Book in Germanistik and Cultural Studies published in 2018 was awarded to Professor Nicola Behrmann (Rutgers University), for her book Geburt der Avantgarde – Emily Hennngs (Wallstein Verlag, 2018).
The DAAD/GSA Prize for the Best Book in History and Social Sciences published in 2018 was awarded to Professor Dolores L. Augustine (St. John’s University) for her book Taking on Technocracy: Nuclear Power in Germany, 1945 to the Present (Berghahn Books, 2018).
The Sybil Halpern Milton Prize for the Best Book in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, awarded every two years for the best book published in those fields in the previous two years, was awarded to Professor Bradley W. Hart (California State University, Fresno) for his book Hitler's American Friends: The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States (Thomas Dunne Books/St Martin's Press, 2018).
The DAAD/GSA Article Prize for the Best Article Published in the German Studies Review during the previous year was awarded to Professor Sara S. Poor (Princeton University) for her article “The Curious Multilingual Prehistory of French and German Monolingualism,” German Studies Review 41, no. 3 (2018): 465-485.
The GSA Prize for the Best Essay by a Graduate Student written in 2018 was awarded to Peter B. Thompson (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) for his essay “Wardens of the Toxic World: German Women’s Encounters with the Gas Mask, 1915-1945.” It will be published in a forthcoming issue of the German Studies Review.