Haiti/Dominican Republic

A Section of the Latin American Studies Association

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Haiti-Dominican Republic Section Prizes

Apr 25, 2018

Name of Prize: Isis Duarte Book Prize

Winner: Elizabeth Manley

• Institution: Xavier University

• Title of work: The Paradox of Paternalism

Honorable Mention: Toni Pressley-Sanon

• Institution: Eastern Michigan University

• Title of work: Istwa Across the Water

Name of Prize: Section Article Prize

Winner: Ana Rodriguez Navas

• Institution: Loyola University Chicago

• Title of work: Words as Weapons: Gossip in Junot Diaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Honorable Mention: Christina Cecelia Davidson

• Institution: Duke University

• Title of work: Disruptive Silences: The AME Church and Dominican-Haitian Relations

Name of Prize: Guy Alexandre Paper Prize

Winner: Eve Hayes de Kalaf

• Institution: University of Aberdeen

• Title of work: Making Foreign: Legal Identity, Social Policy and the Contours of Belonging in the Contemporary Dominican Republic