Miller and Litvak Win MLA Prizes

Miller_cover_small The Modern Language Association announced its 2010 book prize winners today and we were thrilled to see two Duke authors on the list. Monica L. Miller's Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity has won the William Sanders Scarborough Prize for an outstanding scholarly study of African 978-0-8223-4484-1_pr American literature or culture. We might add that this is the third Duke University Press book to win that prize in five years! We also congratulate Joseph J. Litvak,  whose The Un-Americans: Jews, the Blacklist, and Stoolpigeon Culture was an honorable mention for the very prestigious James Russell Lowell prize. We look forward to celebrating with our authors at the MLA convention in January in Los Angeles!

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