Latinx Studies

A Section of the Latin American Studies Association


LASA 2022 Awards

Apr 13, 2022

We are happy to announce this year's winners for the Latinx Section Outstanding Book Award and Dissertation Award. Congratulations! 

Outstanding Book Award: Carmen Lamas, University of Virginia

 The Latino Continuum and the Nineteenth-Century Americas: Literature, Translation, and Historiography (Oxford University Press, 2021)

Outstanding Book Award - Honorable Mention: Vanessa Díaz, Loyola Marymount University

Manufacturing Celebrity: Latino Paparazzi and Women Reporters in Hollywood (Duke University Press, 2020)

Outstanding Book Award - Honorable Mention: Ren Ellis Neyra, Wesleyan University

The Cry of the Senses: Listening to Latinx and Caribbean Poetics (Duke University Press, 2020)

Dissertation Award: Jorge Ramirez-Lopez, Darmouth College

Dissertation: "Indigenous Worldmaking in a World of Crisis: Race and the Making of the Migrant Circuit between Southern Mexico and the US/Mexican Pacific Coast, 1968-1994."