Continuing its efforts to promote Inter-American Studies, the Association is announcing the third round of competitons for IAS Prizes. There are again two awards, one for the best master’s or doctoral or post-doctoral thesis and one for the best article or essay in Inter-American Studies completed since August 2016. Submitted work does not yet need to be in print to be considered. Only work in Spanish or in English can be submitted. Each award carries a cash prize of 250 euros or 280 U.S. dollars.
Contestants who would like to have their work considered will need to join the association. If you would like to do so, please go to http://www.interamericanstudies.net/?page_id=26 (in English) or to http://www.interamericanstudies.net/?page_id=135 (in Spanish). Please be advised that members with student status may ask for their membership fees to be waived. To ask for a fee waiver, please contact our treasurer, Dr. Ulla Kriebernegg at email@example.com with proof of your student status.
To submit work to be considered for the award for best master’s or doctoral or post-doctoral thesis completed since August 2016, please send your thesis as a WORD or PDF file as well as an abstract of one page or less to the four jury members:
Isabel Caldeira (Universidade de Coimbra) at firstname.lastname@example.org,
Graciela Martínez-Zalce (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) at email@example.com ,
Antonio Barrenechea (University of Mary Washington) at firstname.lastname@example.org and
Olaf Kaltmeier (Universität Bielefeld) at email@example.com.
To submit work to be considered for the award for best academic article or essay completed since August 2016, please send your article or essay as a WORD or PDF file as well as an abstract of one page or less to the four jury members:
María Herrera Sobek (University of California at Santa Barbara) at firstname.lastname@example.org ,
Luz Angélica Kirschner (South Dakota State University) at Luz.Kirschner@sdstate.edu ,
Francisco Lomelí (University of California at Santa Barbara) at email@example.com , and
Stefan Rinke (Freie Universität Berlin) at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The deadline for submissions is February 10, 2018. Members of the IAS Executive Board and of the IAS Advisory Board are not elegible to participate in the prize competitions. The winners of both awards will be announced at the business meeting of the International Association of Inter-American Studies at the University of Coimbra (Portugal), March 22-24, 2018. Award recipients who are not present at that meeting will receive their award and prize by mail.