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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Book Prize Call: Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA)

Book prize call - Society for Latin American and Caribbean
Anthropology (SLACA)


The Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA), a
section of the American Anthropological Association, announces the
opening of its annual book prize competition. The prize aims to
recognize distinguished anthropological work that advances the
understanding of the Americas in innovative and potentially
transformative ways. The winner is announced at the annual meeting of
the American Anthropological Association. A cash prize accompanies
the award.

The deadline for submission is Jul 1, 2015. Books received after
that date will not 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 2014.

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

Entrants must hold a current membership in SLACA. Consult the SLACA
website for details:

*Three* copies of the book should be sent on or before July 1, 2015 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

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