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31 Jul 2018,

HEQ article wins AHA award

History of Education Quarterly article wins AHA award

A History of Education Quarterly article has won the AHA's William and Edwyna Gilbert Award for the best article in a journal, magazine, or other serial on teaching history.

We are pleased to announce that Laura K. Muñoz's (Texas A&M Univ.-Corpus Christi) article Civil Rights, Educational Inequality, and Transnational Takes on the US History Survey published in History of Education Quarterly has won the American Historical Association's 2017 William and Edwyna Gilbert Award for the best article in a journal, magazine, or other serial on teaching history.

Read below an extract from the article's abstract:

"...Using educational and legal case studies from a variety of communities has allowed me to expand analyses in the U.S. history survey and to broaden students' conceptualizations from a singular white or binary black/white experience into a unified multilingual, multicultural, and transnational America. More importantly, this shift creates space for diverse groups of students to reconsider their own historical significance in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands and the relevance of local historical narratives in the scope of American history..." 

Read the full abstract and download the full article here

View all the 2017 AHA Prize Winning Articles on the AHA website