News & Notes

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."