Colonial

A Section of the Latin American Studies Association

Awards

Best Book in Colonial Latin American Studies (triennial)

2019: Bianca Premo (Florida International University) for her book The Enlightenment on Trial: Ordinary Litigants and Colonialism in the Spanish Empire (Oxford University Press, 2017)

2016: Barbara Mundy (Fordham University) for her book The Death of Aztec Tenochtitlan, the Life of Mexico City (University of Texas Press, 2015)

 

Best Article in Colonial Latin American Studies by a Junior Scholar (triennial)

2018: Goldmark, Matthew. "Reading Habits: Catalina de Erauso and the Subjects of Early Modern Spanish Gender and Sexuality." Colonial Latin American Review 24.2 (2015): 215-235.

2015: Daniel Nemser (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) for his article "Archaeology in the Lettered City," Colonial Latin American Review 23.2 (2014): 197-223.

Maureen Ahern Doctoral Dissertation Award in Colonial Latin American Studies (triennial)

2017: Christopher Heaney (Penn State University), for his dissertation The Pre-Columbian Exchange: The Circulation of the Ancient Peruvian Dead in the Americas and Atlantic World (University of Texas at Austin)

2014: Jason Dyck (Trent University Oshawa), for his dissertation The Sacred Historian's Craft: Francisco de Florencia and Creole Identity in Seventeenth-Century New Spain (University of Toronto, 2012)

Honorable mention: Larissa Brewer-García (University of Chicago) for her dissertation Beyond Babel: Translations of Blackness in Colonial Peru and New Granada (Rutgers University)

Raul Marrero-Fente (University of Minnesota) and Pablo García Loaeza (West Virginia University) congratulate Barbara Mundy (Fordham University), 2016 recipient of the section prize for Best Book in Colonial Latin American Studies.

Clayton McCarl (University of North Florida) congratulates Daniel Nemser (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) for winning the section prize Best Article in Colonial Latin American Studies by a Junior Scholar.

 

Santa Arias (University of Kansas) presents Jason Dyck (Trent University Oshawa) with the 2014 Maureen Ahern Doctoral Dissertation Award in Colonial Latin American Studies for his dissertation The Sacred Historian's Craft: Francisco de Florencia and Creole Identity in Seventeenth-Century New Spain (University of Toronto, 2012).