Call for Submissions - Latin American and Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association Prizes

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Type: 
Prize
Date: 
June 5, 2021
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies, Mexican History / Studies, Borderlands

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. Jesse Cromwell, University of Mississippi, cromwell@olemiss.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, 2020, and December 31, 2020.

 

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 5, 2021 to ALL of the following committee members:

 

Professor Bradley Benton, committee chair

North Dakota State University

bradley.benton@ndsu.edu

Mail to:

Prof. Benton

416 7th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

 

Professor María de los Ángeles Picone

angeles.picone@bc.edu

Mail to:

Prof. Picone

Stokes Hall Rm S304 - History Department 

140 Commonwealth Ave. - Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

 

Professor Sherry Johnson

Florida International University

johnsons@fiu.edu

Mail to:

Prof. Johnson

PO Box 886

Citra, FL 32113

 

Professor Erica Johnson Edwards

Francis Marion University

ejohnson@fmarion.edu

Mail to:

Prof. Johnson Edwards

2001 Morganton Rd

Fayetteville, NC  28305

 

 

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, 2020, and December 31, 2020.

 

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 5, 2021 to ALL of the following committee members:

 

Prof. Erin Stone, committee chair

University of West Florida

estone@uwf.edu

 

Professor Monika Rankin

University of Texas at Dallas

mrankin@utdallas.edu

 

Professor Danielle Terrazas Williams

Oberlin College

Danielle.terrazas.williams@oberlin.edu

  

Professor Erica Johnson Edwards

Francis Marion University

ejohnson@fmarion.edu

 

 

Richmond F. Brown Dissertation 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 Oklahoma 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, 2020, and December 31, 2020.

 

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 5, 2021 to ALL of the following committee members:

 

Professor Elizabeth O’Brien, committee chair

Johns Hopkins University

eobrie19@jhmi.edu

 

Professor Mary Hicks

Amherst College

mhicks@amherst.edu

 

Professor Javier Cikota

Bowdoin College

jcikota@bowdoin.edu

 

Prof. Erica Johnson Edwards

Francis Marion University

ejohnson@fmarion.edu

 

 

Ralph Lee Woodward Jr. Graduate Student Paper 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, 2021 following the conference, to ALL of the following committee members:

 

Professor Lauren MacDonald, committee chair

Idaho State University

laurenmacdonald@isu.edu

 

Professor Farren Yero

Omohundro Institute

fey2@duke.edu

 

Professor Joe Clark

University of Kentucky

jmhclark@uky.edu

 

Professor Erica Johnson Edwards

Francis Marion University

ejohnson@fmarion.edu

Contact Info: 

Dr. Jesse Cromwell
University of Mississippi

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