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Farrar Award in Media & Civil Rights History

Previous Recipients

This award recognizes the best journal article or chapter in an edited book on the historical relationship between media and civil rights published during the previous two years.

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Carol A. Stabile - 2013

Dr. Carol A. Stabile, professor at the University of Oregon, won the 2013 Farrar Award for her article published in the September 2011 issue of Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies: "The Typhoid Marys of the Left: Gender, Race and the Broadcast Blacklist."


William P. Hustwit - 2012

William P. Hustwit, visiting assistant professor of history at the University of Mississippi, won the 2012 Farrar Award for his article “From Caste To Color Blindness: James J. Kilpatrick’s Segregationist Semantics” published in the August 2011 issue of The Journal of Southern History.


Gordan Mantler - 2011

Gordon Mantler, lecturing fellow in the Thompson Writing Program at Duke University, won the Farrar Award for his article "'The Press Did You In': The Poor People's Campaign and the Mass Media," published in the Spring 2010 issue of The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture.