Call for nominations: 2011 Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Article Prize

Envirotech, a dynamic interest group within the Society for the History of Technology and the American Society for Environmental History, invites nominations for the 2011 Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Article Prize. The Tarr Prize recognizes the best article published in either a journal or article collection on the relationship between technology and the environment in history. The prize committee is particularly seeking innovative publications that explore new ways of thinking about the interplay between technological systems and the natural environment. Articles originally published in any language are welcome, but applicants must provide a translation of non-English articles. To be eligible for the 2011 prize, the article must be published between November 1, 2009, and June 15, 2011.

The Tarr Prize carries a cash award of $250 and will be conferred at the Society for the History of Technology conference in Cleveland, Ohio, November 3-6, 2011.

Send one copy of your article and a brief curriculum vitae (one page Word or PDF files only please) to to be considered. The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2011.