SHOT Levinson Prize: deadline April 15

A quick reminder and encouragement to apply for the SHOT Levinson Prize--the deadline is April 15:

The Samuel Eleazar and Rose Tartakow Levinson Prize is awarded each year for a single-authored, unpublished essay in the history of technology that explicitly examines, in some detail, a technology or technological device or process within the framework of social or intellectual history. It is intended for younger scholars and new entrants into the profession.

Manuscripts already published or accepted for publication are not eligible. In order to be considered, manuscripts must be in English and of a length suitable for publication as an article in Technology and Culture--approximately 7,500 words (not including notes) and 100 notes. The winning manuscript will be considered for publication in Technology and Culture.

To nominate an essay, please send it by e-mail, in MS Word or PDF format, to the SHOT secretary's office (, clearly stating that this is a nomination for the Levinson prize. Please also send one paper copy to: David Lucsko, SHOT Secretary, Department of History, 310 Thach Hall, Auburn University, AL 36849-5207.

More info:

Marie Hicks, Ph.D.
Asst. Professor, History of Technology
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL USA | | @histoftech