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2016 Award Winners

Cathy James Memorial Dissertation Prize

 

Winner

Jane Griffith (2015).  News from school:  Language, Time and Place in the Newspapers of 1890s Indian Boarding Schools in Canada.  Unpublished doctoral dissertation, York University, Toronto, Ontario.

 

Runners Up

Patricia Kmiec (2015). More Than Sunday¹s Lessons: Sunday School Education in Upper Canada 1811-1850. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Toronto/OISE, Toronto, Ontario.

Josh Cole (2015). Children, Liberalism and Utopia: Education, Hall-Dennis and Modernity in Ontario’s Long 1960s.  Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario.

 

English-language Article/Original Chapter Prize

Ken Osborne (2014).  “One Great Epic Unfolding”:  H.G. Wells and the Interwar Debate on the Teaching of History. Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’education, 26(2): 1-29.

 

French-language Article/Original Chapter Prize

Andrée Dufour (2014).   L’ecole normale Saint-Joseph de Hull, 1909-1968:  60 ans de formation d’institutrices,Revue d’histoire de l’education/Historical Studies in Education, 26(2): 48-70.

 

French-language Book/Anthology Prize

Joel Belliveau (2014). Le “moment 68” et la réinvention de l’acadie. Ottawa:  Les presses de l’universite d’Ottawa.

 

English-language Book/Anthology Prize  (tie)

Catherine Gidney (2015).  Tending the Student Body: Youth, Health, and the Modern University. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Anthony Di Mascio (2012).  The Idea of Popular Schooling in Upper Canada:  Print Culture, Public Discourse and the Demand for Education.  Montreal:  McGill-Queen’s University Press.

 

Distinguished Contribution Award

Paul Axelrod

Alison Prentice

J. Donald Wilson

 


Founders’ Prizes, 2016hockey

The Founders’ Prizes of the Canadian History of Education Association (CHEA/ACHÉ) acknowledge the excellence of contributions to Canadian educational history.

The winners receive a certificate of achievement and their names are published in Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation. The prizes will be awarded at CHEA/ACHÉ’s 19th biennial conference on October 27-30, 2016 at the Delta Waterloo, in Waterloo, Ontario.

CHEA/ACHÉ is presently seeking nominations for the following prizes.

 

Prizes:

  • an English-language article/original chapter
  • a French-language article/original chapter
  • an English-language book/anthology
  • a French-language book/anthology
  • The Cathy James Memorial Dissertation Prize for a dissertation on the history of education in Canada, written in either French or English

 

Eligibility Requirements:

Works published by Canadian and international scholars in the field of Canadian educational history during the period between 1 May 2014 and 30 April 2016 are eligible for consideration. Dissertations must be written on the history of education in Canada and have been defended during the period between 1 May 2014 and 30 April 2016. Authors are limited to one submission per category.

 

Adjudication Criteria:

Submitted works will be judged using the following criteria: Significance to the field; Clarity of purpose; Originality; Quality of the research; Clarity of organization; Clarity of argument/presentation of evidence; and Clarity of writing.

 

Submission Procedures:

Works may be nominated in writing by publishers, journals, non-members of the educational history community, and members of CHEA/ACHÉ. The nomination letter should consist of a cover page providing: the full bibliographic citation for the work, contact information for the nominator, contact information for the nominee(s) (i.e. name, institutional affiliation, and e-mail address), and the award category of the nomination. The cover letter must also include a statement that the nominee has given consent for the work’s inclusion, and a 150-word explanation as to why the work should be considered for the award. Accompanying this letter, please submit three printed copies of all books and articles. For doctoral dissertations, please submit one electronic (in pdf format) and one printed copy.

Once the nomination package has been delivered, the Chair of the Awards Committee will respond with a letter to both the nominator and nominee confirming receipt. However, no materials sent to the chair will be returned. If you do not receive confirmation, we urge you to be in touch with the Chair immediately.

Incomplete or late submissions will not be considered.

* Due to a glitch in the nomination/submission process in the 2014 English-language book/anthology award adjudication, any candidate whose book was not submitted for adjudication in 2014 (publication from 2012 to 2014) will be considered in the 2016 competition, if re-nominated and submitted using the process outlined herein. If you require additional details, please contact Kurt Clausen, Chair of the Awards Committee.

 

Deadline:

The deadline for submissions is 30 June, 2016. For mailing, the package must be postmarked by the submission deadline.

All submissions should be sent to:

Dr. Kurt Clausen
kurtc@nipissingu.ca
Faculty of Education
Nipissing University
100 College Drive, Box 5002
North Bay, Ontario, P1B 8L7

 


 

Distinguished Contribution Award, 2016

The Canadian History of Education Association (CHEA/ACHÉ) established the Distinguished Contribution Award to be presented to individuals who have made a distinguished contribution to scholarship in the history of education over their careers and/or to the work of CHEA/ACHÉ.  

The winner of the award will receive a plaque to be presented at CHEA/ACHÉ’s 19th biennial conference on October 27-30, 2016 at the Delta Waterloo, in Waterloo, Ontario. The winner’s long-term achievements will also be recognized within the conference program with a dedicated tribute session to their contributions to the field of Canadian educational history.

CHEA/ACHÉ is presently seeking nominations for this award.

Criteria:track

The winner of this award will be expected to have:

1. A distinguished record of research and publication in Canadian educational history as evidenced by publications in journals with national and international status, and/or published books,  by the receipt of research grants, or equivalent measures.

2. A distinguished record of teaching, supervision of graduate students, and preparation of teaching materials in Canadian education history, as evidenced by teaching awards, commendations from students, authorship of curriculum, presentations at a national and international level, or equivalent measures.

3. A distinguished service record related to Canadian educational history through leadership in CHEA/ACHÉ and associated organizations, preparation of public reports or documents, contributions to public debate about relevant issues, or equivalent measures.


Eligibility Requirements:

Candidates must have made major contributions to the field of Canadian history of education through scholarship and service over an extended period of time, usually at least 10 years. Candidates must be Canadian or have worked in Canadian institutions.

 

Nomination Requirements:

Nominations are welcome from any members of the history of education community (e.g. colleagues, graduate students). We will not accepted self-nominations for this award. We ask that those supporting the nomination be willing to participate in a tribute session at the biennial conference in Waterloo, Ontario, if requested by the Awards Committee.

Nomination packages should include: a letter of recommendation that addresses the award criteria (maximum 2 pages), a copy of the candidate’s curriculum vitae, and a maximum of three supporting letters of reference. We ask that you do not submit additional supplementary materials unless requested by the committee. We prefer the nominations are submitted electronically and as a single PDF.

The Chair of the Awards Committee will confirm via e-mail receipt of all nomination packages. However, no materials sent to the chair will be returned. If you do not receive confirmation, we urge you to be in touch with the Chair immediately.

Incomplete or late submissions will not be considered.


Deadline:
The deadline for submissions is 30 June, 2016. If sending your nomination by mail then the package must be postmarked by the submission date.

All submissions should be sent to:

Dr. Kurt Clausen
kurtc@nipissingu.ca   
Faculty of Education
Nipissing University
100 College Drive, Box 5002
North Bay, Ontario, P1B 8L7