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Premios 2022 de la sección México de LASA / LASA Mexico section Awards 2022

Apr 20, 2022

Premio: Best Book in the Humanities:

Author: Susan Antebi (University of Toronto)
Title: Embodied Archive: Disability in Post-Revolutionary Mexican Cultural Production (University of Michigan Press)

Two Honorable Mentions:

Author: K. Mitchell Snow (Independent Scholar)

Title: A Revolution in Movement: Dancers, Painters, and the Image of Modern Mexico (University Press of Florida)

Author:  Germán Vergara (Georgia Tech)
Title: Fueling Mexico: Energy and Environment, 1850-1950 (Cambridge University Press)

Premio: Best Article in the Humanities:

Author: Carolyn H. Fornoff (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
Title: "Planetary Poetics of Extinction in Contemporary Mexican Poetry" in Mexican Literature as World Literature (2021)

Honorable Mention:

Author: Sophie Esch (Rice University)
Title: "Hippopotamus Dead or Alive: Animals and Trauma in Narratives of the Drug War," in Revista Hispánica Moderna (Vol. 74, No. 2)

Premio: Best Book in Social Sciences:

Author: Corinna Zeltsman (Georgia Southern University)
Title: Ink Under the Fingernails: Printing and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Mexico (University of California Press)

Two Honorable Mentions:

Author: Gema Kloppe-Santamaría (Loyola University Chicago)
Title: In the Vortex of Violence: Lynching, Extralegal Justice, and the State in Post-Revolutionary Mexico (University of California Press)

Author: Vanessa Freije (University of Washington)
Title: Citizens of Scandal: Journalism, Secrecy, and the Politics of Reckoning in Mexico (Duke University Press)
Premio: Best Article in Social Sciences:

Author: Gema Kloppe-Santamaría (Loyola University Chicago)
Title: "Deadly Rumors: Lynching, Hearsay, and Hierarchies of Credibility in Mexico," in Journal of Social History (Vol. 55, No. 1)

Two Honorable Mentions:

Author: Diana J. Montano (Washington University in St Louis)
Title: "Ladrones de Luz: Policing Electricity in Mexico City, 1901–1918" in Hispanic American Historical Review (Vol. 101, No. 1)

Author: Ramón I. Centeno (Universidad de Sonora)
Title: "López Obrador o la izquierda que no es."in Foro Internacional (Vol. 61, No. 1)

Premio: Best Dissertation:

Author: Iván Ramírez de Garay (El Colegio de México)
Title: "El sismo de 1985 en la Ciudad de México. Una historia política".

Two Honorable Mentions: 

Author: Viridiana Hernández Fernández (University of California, Davis)
Title: "Guacamole Ecosystems: Agriculture, Migration, and Deforestation in Twentieth-Century Mexico"

Author: Gaëlle Le Calvez House (Yale University)

Title: "Escrituras sin rostro: El antagonismo como fisura a los discursos hegemónicos en México,1994-2020"