Category Archives: awards

Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures by L. H. Stallings is a finalist in the 28th Annual Lambda Literary Awards in the LGBT Studies category. The Lambda Literary Awards celebrate achievement in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender writing. … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press hosts the annual Book, Jacket and Journal Show, March 4-11, 2016. Sponsored by the Association of American University Presses, nearly 100 books and jackets—the best of university press publishing—are on display for public viewing during the show. … Continue reading

Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures by L. H. Stallings has won the Emily Toth Award for Best Single Work by One or More Authors in Women’s Studies.  The award is given by the Popular Culture Association/American Culture … Continue reading

Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands: Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon & Black Activism by Will Guzmán has been honored with the C. Calvin Smith Award presented by the Southern Conference on African American Studies, Inc. (SCASSI) The C. Calvin Smith Book Award recognizes … Continue reading

David Lucander, author Winning the War for Democracy: The March on Washington Movement, 1941-1946, was recognized by the African American Historical Society of Rockland County (NY) with this year’s Griot Award. The award is given “for outstanding contributions in transmitting … Continue reading

Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructures, edited by Lisa Parks and Nicole Starosielski, has won the Best Edited Collection Award for 2015-2016, awarded by the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS). The award is given to honor an … Continue reading

At its recent conference in Austin, the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) recognized the excellence of James Revell Carr‘s Hawaiian Music in Motion: Mariners, Missionaries, and Minstrels. The book is a co-recipient of Alan Merriam Prize, awarded for the most distinguished, English-language monograph in the field … Continue reading

Roll Over, Tchaikovsky! Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality by Stephen Amico has been awarded the Marcia Herndon Prize by the Gender and Sexualities Section of the Society for Ethnomusicology. The award, established by SEM in honor of Marcia Herndon, … Continue reading

Muddying the Waters: Coauthoring Feminisms across Scholarship and Activism by Richa Nagar was named as Honorable Mention in the Gloria Anzaldúa Book Prize by the National Women’s Studies Association. The committee stated that the book was recognized because “it addresses … Continue reading

Making Photography Matter: A Viewer’s History from the Civil War to the Great Depression by Cara A. Finnegan has won the Outstanding Book of the Year by the National Communication Association’s Visual Communication division. In Making Photography Matter, Finnegan illustrates how encounters … Continue reading