Southern Historical Association Latin American and Caribbean Section Prizes for Book, Article, Dissertation, and Graduate Paper

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Type: 
Prize
Date: 
June 1, 2020
Location: 
South Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Borderlands, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Race / Ethnic Studies

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. E. Gabrielle Kuenzli, University of South Carolina, kuenzli@mailbox.sc.edu

 

Kimberly Hanger Article Prize—

Professor Kimberly Hanger was a historian of Louisiana’s Spanish colonial period, and author of, among other publications, 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, 2019, and December 31, 2019.

 

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. Chad Black, committee chair

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Cblack6@utk.edu

 

Prof. Nicole Pacino

University of Alabama-Huntsville

Nicole.pacino@uah.edu

 

Prof. Beau Gaitors

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

bgaitors@utk.edu

 

Prof. Erica Johnson Edwards

Francis Marion University

ejohnson@fmarion.edu

 

 

Murdo J. MacLeod Book Prize—

Professor Murdo J. MacLeod was a historian of colonial Latin American and the Caribbean. He wrote, among other things, 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, 2019, and December 31, 2019.

 

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:

 

Professor Victor Uribe-Uran, committee chair

Florida International University

uribev@fiu.edu

Mail to:

Prof. Uribe-Uran

7731 SW 57th Ave, Apt #3

Miami, FL  33143

 

Professor Cynthia Radding

University of North Carolina

radding@email.unc.edu

Mail to:

Prof. Radding

6 Benwick Ct

Chapel Hill, NC  27517-9433

 

Professor Camilo Trumper

University at Buffalo

ctrumper@buffalo.edu

Mail to:

Prof. Trumper

50 Claremont Ave

Buffalo NY  14222

 

Prof. Erica Johnson Edwards

Francis Marion University

ejohnson@fmarion.edu

Mail to:

Prof. Johnson Edwards

2001 Morganton Rd

Fayetteville, NC  28305

 

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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 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 DECEMBER 1, following the conference, to ALL of the following committee members:

 

Professor Camille Suarez, committee chair

Valparaiso University

Camille.suarez@valpo.edu

 

Professor Caleb Wittum

Lindsey Wilson College

calebwittum@gmail.com

 

Professor Brad Wright

Middle Tennessee State University

Bradley.wright@mtsu.edu

 

Professor John Mckiernan-Gonzalez

Texas State University

mckiernangonzalez@txstate.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, 2019, and December 31, 2019.

 

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 Tore Olsson, committee chair

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

colsson@utk.edu

 

Professor Corinna Zeltsman

Georgia Southern University

czeltsman@georgiasouthern.edu

 

Professor Chris Heaney

Pennsylvania State University

Cuh282@psu.edu

 

Prof. Erica Johnson Edwards

Francis Marion University

ejohnson@fmarion.edu

Contact Info: 

Prof. Gabrielle Kuenzli

 

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