Announcing the 2013 CELJ Award Winners

The Council of Editors of Learned Journals is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 CELJ Awards.

Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Journal of Late Antiquity

Co-Winners: Public Culture and Translation Review

Best Special Issue:
Co-Winners: American Quarterly for the special issue on “Race, Empire and the Crisis of the Subprime” and Radical History for the special issue on “Water”
Honorable mention to New Literary History for the special issue on “A New Europe?”

Best Public Intelectual Special Issue:
Community Literacy Journal Special Issue for the special issue on “Writing Democracy”
Runner-up: Signs for the special issue on “Women, Gender and Prisons”.
Runner-up: Journal of Women’s History for the special issue on “Human Rights, Global Conferences, and the Making of Postwar Transnational Feminisms”

Distinguished Editor: Nicholas L. Sturgeon, Philosophical Review

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