The Article Prize annually honors an outstanding peer-reviewed article focused on Africa and/or the African diaspora. The award committee will consider scholarly articles on any period and from any discipline published in English, and is particularly interested in publications that are methodologically and conceptually innovative and demonstrate academic excellence.

  1. The Outstanding Article Prize must include a short description of the article and its significance.
  2. Articles published within the previous calendar year are eligible for the award.

Please Note: Entries must be received by June 1, 2019 to be eligible for the 2019 award.

To nominate an article, please email a copy of the publication to:

Finalists and awardees will be announced on the ASWAD website in November 2019 and recognized during a ceremony at the November 2019 ASWAD biennial meeting in Williamsburg, VA.

Please email with any questions.

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