Congratulations to our recent award-winning authors!
Paul K. Eiss has won the Mexican History Book Prize from the Conference on Latin American History for his book In the Name of El Pueblo: Place, Community, and the Politics of History in Yucatán.
Julie Chu's Cosmologies of Credit: Transnational Mobility and the Politics of Destination in China was a co-winner of the American Ethnological Society's Sharon Stephens Prize. The prize is awarded to a junior scholar for their first book. It goes to a work that speaks to contemporary social issues with relevance beyond the discipline and beyond the academy. Alexander Edmonds's book Pretty Modern: Beauty, Sex, and Plastic Surgery in Brazil was granted an Honorable Mention for the award.
Federico Finchelstein was honored with the Best Book Prize by the New England Council of Latin American Studies for his book Transatlantic Fascism: Ideology, Violence, and the Sacred in Argentina and Italy, 1919-1945.
African Rhythms: The Autobiography of Randy Weston by Randy Weston and arranged by Willard Jenkins won the Association for Recorded Sound Collections Award for Excellence in the category of Best Research in Recorded Jazz Music.