Call for Nominations: SHCY Fass-Sandin Prize for Best Article (English) for 2016

The Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) is pleased to call for nominations for the best article in English on the history of children, childhood, or youth (broadly construed) published in 2016 in a print or online journal. The prize consists of a plaque and a check for $250. The winner will be announced no later than mid-August, 2017.
Nominations are invited from publishers, editors, scholars, and authors.  Current officers of the Society, including those on the Executive Committee, are eligible for nominations.


Please send a PDF of the article to Committee Chair, Melissa R. Klapper at


Please use the following format for the subject line of your email: ‘Fass-Sandin Prize Surname First Name 2016’ (eg. Fass-Sandin Prize Aries Philippe 2016). The deadline for nominations is April 21, 2017.


The committee is comprised of:

Melissa R. Klapper (Chair), Rowan University

Jonas Qvarsebo, Malmö University

Jane Nicholas, University of Waterloo