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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Call for Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology Book Prize Submissions

Call for SLACA Book Prize Submissions

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 award will be presented at the annual meeting of the American
Anthropological Association in Minneapolis, MN, November 16-20, 2016.
A cash prize of $1,000 accompanies the award.

The deadline for submission is Jul 1, 2016. Please note that 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 2015.

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

• 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, 2016 to:

M. Cristina Alcalde
Chair, SLACA Book Prize Committee
Gender and Women's Studies Department
112 Breckinridge Hall

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY 40506-0056

Please be sure that packages are clearly marked "SLACA Book Prize"

Please address all questions concerning the prize to M. Cristina

More information:

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