Latinx Studies

A Section of the Latin American Studies Association

Awards LASA2023

The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Latinx Studies Section:

(LSS) Outstanding Article Award is awarded to: “Your Life Is One-Hundred-Percent at Risk”: The Caravan of the Mutilated and the Internationalism of the Vulnerable - Eric Vázquez, Assistant Professor in American Studies and Latino Studies at the University of Iowa

Honorable Mention: “An Erotics of Eugenics: Unsettling Villegas de Magnón's Borderlands Feminism” - Mercedes Trigos, Ph.D Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the English and American Literature Department at New York University

(LSS) Outstanding Dissertation Award is awarded to: The Mediated Identities of Central American Adoptees: Community Building and Resistance in Digital Spaces-Nathanial Rossi, Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Radio/Television/Film at Northwestern University

Honorable Mention: Exhibiting Black and Brown: Race, Spectacle, and the Archive of Latinx Performance -Christofer Anthony Rodelo, incoming assistant professor of Chicano/Latino Studies at the University of California-Irvine

(LSS) Outstanding Book Award is awarded to: Community as Rebellion: A Syllabus for Surviving Academia as a Woman of Color -Lorgia García Peña, Professor of Latinx Studies at Tufts University

Honorable Mention: Conjured Bodies: Queer Racialization in Contemporary Latinidad- Laura Grappo, Assistant Professor of American Studies at Wesleyan University