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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Book Prize Entries Sought -- Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA)

Book Prize Entries Sought -- Society for Latin American and Caribbean
Anthropology (SLACA)

The Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA), a
section of the American Anthropological Association, is pleased to
announce the establishment of a new book prize to recognize
distinguished anthropological work that advances the understanding of
the Americas in innovative and potentially transformative ways.

• The deadline for submission is August 1, 2014. No books
received after that date will be considered for the prize.

• To be eligible for consideration a book must be relevant to
the field of Latin American and Caribbean anthropology. Works that
focus on Latin American migrant and diasporic populations will also be
considered. Works should be ethnographies or monographs. Textbooks and
anthologies will not be considered, but works of original scholarship
by more than one author may be submitted.

• The book must be an author's first book.

• The book must have a publication year of 2013.

• Works in English, Spanish, and Portuguese will be accepted.

*Three* copies of the book should be sent before August 1, 2014 to:

Jason Pribilsky
Chair, SLACA Book Prize Committee

Associate Profess of Anthropology
Department of Anthropology
Whitman College
345 Boyer Ave.
Walla Walla, WA 99362

• Please be sure that books' package is clearly marked "SLACA
Book Prize"
• Please address all questions concerning the prize to Jason
Pribilsky []

Jason Pribilsky
Associate Professor and Chair
Dept of Anthropology
Whitman College
Walla Walla, WA 99362


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