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Statement on Monuments

Call for Papers

Hugh F. Rankin Prize


The Hugh F. Rankin Prize is awarded each year to the graduate student in history who submits the best unpublished article-length essay in Louisiana history or a related topic. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited graduate program at either the M.A. or Ph.D. level, and the essay must be based on original research. Part-time graduate students are eligible. The award will be a cash prize, to be presented at the banquet of the LHA's annual meeting. The winning essay will be considered for publication in the LHA journal Louisiana History.  The deadline for submission is February 1, 2016. Please send submissions to: Dr. Michael S. Martin, Managing Editor, Louisiana Historical Association:




P. O. Box 43558

Lafayette, LA






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