Call for 2021 Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Article Prize

Envirotech, a special interest group within the Society for the History of Technology and the American Society for Environmental History, invites nominations for the 2021 Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Article Prize. The Tarr Prize recognizes innovative publications that explore new ways of thinking about the interplay between technological systems and the natural environment.

To be eligible for this prize, the article must have been published in a journal or article collection between April 1, 2019, and December 31, 2020. Younger scholars are especially encouraged to submit their publications. Articles may be submitted in any language; however, for articles not written in English, the applicant will need to provide a translation. 

The next Joel A. Tarr Article Prize will be awarded at an Envirotech event during Environmental History Week (April 19-26, 2021). 

To apply, send your article and a brief curriculum vitae (a one-page PDF file) to The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2021. The winner of the prize will be notified in April.

For more information and previous winners, see here.