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Farrar Award in Media & Civil Rights History

The Ronald T. and Gayla D. Farrar Award in Media & Civil Rights History recognizes the best journal article or chapter in an edited collection on the historical relationship between the media and civil rights. 

About the Award

The Farrar Award is presented in honor of Ronald and Gayla Farrar.  Dr. Farrar is Professor Emeritus of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Recipients of the award receive a plaque and $1,000.  The winner will present his or her work in a featured address at the Media & Civil Rights History Symposium scheduled for April 2-4, 2015, in Columbia. See previous recipients of the award. 

Contact Us

Dr. Kenneth Campbell
Associate Professor
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
Email: kencamp@mailbox.sc.edu