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Premios de la Sección México 2019

Mar 26, 2019

Humanities Book

Sophie Esch 
Rice University
Modernity at Gunpoint: Firearms, Politics, and Culture in Mexico and Central America (University of Pittsburgh Press).

Mención honorífica
Sarah J. Townsend
Pennsylvania State University
The Unfinished Art of Theater: Avant-Garde Intellectuals in Mexico and Brazil (Northwestern University Press).

Mención honorífica
David Dalton
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Mestizo Modernity: Race, Technology, and the Body in Post-Revolutionary Mexico (University of Florida Press).

Social Sciences Book

Andrew Konove
University of Texas, San Antonio
Black Market Capital: Urban Politics and the Shadow Economy in Mexico City (University of California Press).

Mención Honorífica
Sarah Osten
University of Vermont
The Mexican Revolution's Wake: The Making of a Political System, 1920-1929 (Cambridge University Press).

Mención honorífica
Alyshia Gálvez
City University of New York
Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico (University of California Press).

Humanities Essay

Laura Torres-Rodríguez
New York University
"Into the 'Oriental' Zone: Edward Said and Mexican Literature." In Mexican Literature in Theory (Bloomsbury), Ignacio Sánchez Prado, ed.

Mención honorífica

Mónica Salas Landa
Lafayette College
"(In)visible Ruins: The Politics of Monumental Reconstruction in Postrevolutionary Mexico." In Hispanic American Historical Review vol. 98, no. 1.

Social Sciences Essay


José Angel Hernández
The University of Houston
“‘The Decree of 19 August 1848’: The First Repatriation Commissions and Postwar Settlements Along the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands." In Maryland Journal of International Law, vol. 33.

LASA Mexico Section Best Dissertation Award


Vincent Dereck Cervantes
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
 México Necrótico: Queer Readings of the Politics of Death.

Mención honorífica

Roberto Cruz Arzabal
Universidad Iberoamericana / Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Cuerpos híbridos: Presencia y materialidad en la escritura mexicana reciente.