About the 2019 Farrar 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 Friday and Saturday, March 8-9, 2019, in Columbia, South Carolina. See previous recipients of the award.
Call for Articles and Chapters
Submitted articles or chapters should be works of historical scholarship and must have been published in 2017 or 2018. We encourage submissions that address the media and civil rights from a range of local/national/transnational contexts, periods, and perspectives.
Scholars may nominate and submit their own work or the work of others. A national panel of experts will judge the contest.
The deadline for submissions has expired.
Dr. Kenneth Campbell
Chairman, 2019 Farrar Award in Media & Civil Rights History
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208