ANN: 2022 Awards of the Latin American and Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association (2nd Call)

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The Latin American and Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association (SHA-LACS) is pleased to announce that submissions are being accepted for several prizes, as outlined below. All applicants must be members of LACS.

 

*Any questions should be directed to the president of SHA-LACS, Prof. Juan José Ponce Vázquez, The University of Alabama, jponcevazquez@ua.edu

 

 

Kimberly Hanger Article Prize

Professor Kimberly Hanger was a historian of Louisiana’s Spanish colonial period, and author of, among other publications, her classic Bounded Lives, Bounded Places (Duke, [1997] 2002).

 

We invite submissions for articles published on Latin America, the Atlantic World, the Borderlands, and the Caribbean, time frame of study is open. The article itself must have been published between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021.

 

Criteria for selection include: quality and originality of research, new and stimulating interpretations and writing quality.

 

Please include a cover letter with the name of the author, institutional affiliation, and an article abstract.

 

Email submissions by JUNE 1 to ALL of the following committee members:

 

Prof. Corinna Zeltsman, committee chair

Georgia Southern University

czeltsman@georgiasouthern.edu

 

Prof. Joshua Savala

Rollins College

jsavala@rollins.edu

 

Prof. G. Antonio Espinoza

Virginia Commonwealth University

gaespinoza@vcu.edu

 

Prof. Erica Johnson Edwards

Francis Marion University

ejohnson@fmarion.edu

 

 

 

Murdo J. MacLeod Book Prize—

Professor Murdo J. MacLeod is a historian of colonial Latin American and the Caribbean. He wrote, among other works, Spanish Central America: A Socioeconomic History (University of TX Press, [1973], [1984], 2008).

 

We invite submissions for books published on Latin America, the Atlantic World, the Borderlands, and the Caribbean, time frame of study is open. The book itself must have been published between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021.

 

Criteria for selection include: quality and originality of research, new and stimulating interpretations and writing quality.

 

Please include a cover letter with the name of the author, institutional affiliation, and a summary of the book.

 

SEND by mail a hard copy of submission by JUNE 1 to ALL of the following committee members:

 

Prof. Alejandra Dubcovsky, committee chair

University of California Riverside

alejandra.dubcovsky@ucr.edu

(Please contact Professor Dubcovsky for mailing address)

 

 

Prof. April J. Mayes

Pomona College

University of North Carolina

April.Mayes@pomona.edu

 

Mail to:

Prof. April Mayes

Pomona College

550 N. College Ave.

Claremont, CA 91711

 

Prof. Matthew Butler

University of Texas - Austin

mbutler@austin.utexas.edu

Mail to:

Prof. Matthew Butler

University of Texas at Austin

128 Inner Campus Dr. B7000

GAR 1.104

Austin, Texas 78712-1739

 

Prof. Erica Johnson Edwards

Francis Marion University

ejohnson@fmarion.edu

Mail to:

Prof. Johnson Edwards

2001 Morganton Rd

Fayetteville, NC  28305

 

 

 

Ralph Lee Woodward Jr. Prize

 

Professor Woodward taught at the University of North Carolina (1963-1970), at Tulane University (1970-1999), and at Texas Christian University (1999-2003). He authored numerous publications, including: Class Privilege and Economic Development: The Consulado de Comercio of Guatemala, 1793-1871 (1966), Robinson Crusoe’s Island: A History of the Juan Fernández Islands (1969), Central America: A Nation Divided ([1976], [1985] 1999).

 

We invite submissions for graduate student papers presented during the November 2021 conference on Latin America, the Atlantic World, the Borderlands, and the Caribbean, time frame of study is open.

 

Criteria for selection include: quality and originality of research, new and stimulating interpretations, and writing quality.

 

Please include a cover letter with the name of the author, contact information, institutional affiliation, and a paper abstract.

 

Email submissions by JUNE 1 to ALL of the following committee members:

 

Professor Casey Schmitt, committee chair

Cornell University

cs2437@cornell.edu

 

Professor Mary Draper

Midwestern State University Texas

mary.draper@msutexas.edu

 

Professor Kelly Urban

University of Southern Alabama

kurban@southalabama.edu

 

Prof. Erica Johnson Edwards

Francis Marion University

ejohnson@fmarion.edu

 

 

Richmond F. Brown Prize

 

As a graduate student, Richmond Brown trained under Professor Ralph Lee Woodward Jr. at Tulane University. His areas of regional expertise were colonial Central America and the Spanish Southeast. His publications, among others, include Juan Fermín de Aycinena: Central American Entrepreneur, 1729-1796(University of Oaklahoma Press, 1997), and Coastal Encounters: The Transformation of the Gulf South in the 18th Century (University of Nebraska Press, 2008).

 

We invite submissions for dissertations written on Latin America, the Atlantic World, the Borderlands, and the Caribbean, time frame of study is open. The dissertation itself must have been completed and defended between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021.

 

Criteria for selection include: quality and originality of research, new and stimulating interpretations and writing quality.

 

Please include a cover letter with the name of the author, institutional affiliation, and a dissertation abstract.

 

Email submissions by JUNE 1 to ALL of the following committee members:

 

Professor Fabricio Prado, committee chair

College of William and Mary

fpprado@wm.edu

 

Professor Daniel da Silva

Rutgers University

ddsilva@rutgers.edu

 

Professor Maria Cecilia Ulrickson

Catholic University of America

ulricksonm@cua.edu

 

Prof. Erica Johnson Edwards

Francis Marion University

ejohnson@fmarion.edu