Past Prize Winners & Award Recipients


MACLAS 2009 Prize & Award Committees and Prize Winners & Award Recipients

Arthur P. Whitaker Prize

The Arthur P. Whitaker Prize is awarded for the best book published in the previous two years by a MACLAS member who has been a member in good standing for the past two years.

Arthur P. Whitaker Prize Winner: Jack Child for Miniature Messages: The Semiotics and Politics of Latin American Postage Stamps. Durham, Duke University Press. 2008

James Street Prize

The James Street Prize is awarded for the best article published in Latin American Essays.

James Street Prize Winner: David Shienen for “Sport and Nation in Proceso Argentina: Dictatorship Ideologies, Media Representations, and the Rise of Guillermo Vilas and Carlos Reutemann”

Juan Espadas Prize

The Juan Espadas Prize is awarded for the best paper submitted to the conference by an undergraduate student.

Juan Espadas Prize Winner: Stephanie Demaree for “Macondo versus McOndo: realismo mágico y el peso de la memoria histórica en The Brief Wondrous Life Oscar Wao”