We are pleased to announce that our authors have won several awards recently.
Karen Strassler's Refracted Visions: Popular Photography and National Modernity in Java has won the Gregory Bateson Prize from the Society for Cultural Anthropology. The prize rewards work "that is theoretically rich, ethnographically grounded, and in the spirit of the tradition for which the SCA has been known—interdisciplinary, experimental, and innovative."
Sara Ahmed's The Promise of Happiness has won the Book Prize from the Feminist and Women's Studies Association. The prize "aims to reward ingenuity and scholarship in the fields of feminism, gender or women’s studies."
Sandra McGee Deutsch's Crossing Borders, Claiming a Nation: A History of Argentine Jewish Women, 1880–1955 has won the 2011 Book Award from the Latin American Jewish Studies Association.
Jerry Dávila's Hotel Trópico: Brazil and the Challenge of African Decolonization, 1950–1980 has won the Alfred B. Thomas Award from Southeastern Conference on Latin American Studies.
Karen Engle's The Elusive Promise of Indigenous Development: Rights, Culture, Strategy has won the American Political Science Association Human Rights section Best Book Award.
Nicholas De Genova and Nathalie Peutz's edited collection The Deportation Regime: Sovereignty, Space, and the Freedom of Movement has won the Bronze Award from the Association for Borderland Studies. The prize committee citation says, "Scholars of borders and bordering are sure to profit from the meticulous dissection of the norms and mechanisms of sovereignty, space, citizenship, and humanity to be found in these pages."
Congratulations to all our prize-winning authors!