2021 Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2021 Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award. More information is available at the Urban Communication Foundation website, and you can read the full call below:

The annual Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award recognizes an outstanding book, published in English, which exhibits excellence in addressing issues of urban communication. It is named in honor of the late social activist and author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities. All entries must be published between January 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. The book award brings with it a $500 prize.

To nominate a book, please send a short letter of nomination or self-nomination (in the form of an email attachment) to Curry Chandler, chair of the Jane Jacobs Book Award review committee, at janejacobsaward2021@gmail.com by July 15, 2021. The letter of nomination should describe the book and explain how it addresses issues central to the field of urban communication. For more information on the field of urban communication, and to determine if your nomination fits the award call, please review the Urban Communication Foundation’s mission statement (at https://urbancomm.org/).

Review process: We will review all nomination letters after the July 15, 2021 deadline and choose a short-list of finalists. Only this short-list of finalists (or their publishers) will be asked to send four copies of the book to the award committee (in August). 

Email nomination letters to: janejacobsaward2021@gmail.com

Questions? Contact: rcc37@pitt.edu

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