Category Archives: awards

We’re pleased to announce that Cara A. Finnegan’s forthcoming book, Photographic Presidents: Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital, has been given a National Endowment for the Humanities Open Book Award, a special initiative for scholarly presses to make recent monographs … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce Media, Geopolitics, and Power: A View from the Global South by Herman Wasserman is the winner of the 2020 UCT Book Award. The UCT Book Award recognizes outstanding books written by members of staff. The … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce Homeland Maternity: US Security Culture and the New Reproductive Regime by Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz is the winner of the National Communication Association’s (NCA) James A. Winans-Herbert A. Wichelns Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Rhetoric and … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that “Where You Are Accepted, You Blossom: Toward Care Ethics in Jazz Historiography” by Vanessa Blais-Tremblay from Jazz and Culture Vol. 2 has won the 2020 International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) Canada … Continue reading

Marian Wilson Kimber’s book The Elocutionists reclaimed a forgotten performance genre. From the mid-1800s to the 1940s, elocutionists recited poetry or drama with music to entertain audiences, in particular women’s groups. Women, in fact, dominated the art, and their purveyance … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement by Naomi André has won the Society for American Music‘s Irving Lowens Book Award. From the SAM Bulletin:“Focusing on opera, this monograph explores important questions of how race, class and … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce Banjo Roots and Branches edited by Robert B. Winans has won the American Musical Instrument Society’s Nicholas Bessaraboff Prize. The Nicholas Bessaraboff Prize is awarded annually for the most distinguished book-length work in English which … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence by Emily L. Thuma is the winner of the 2020 Lambda Literary Awards for LGBT Studies. Now in its 32nd year, the Lambda … Continue reading

We’re pleased to announce that Joanna Russ by Gwyneth Jones in our Modern Masters of Science Fiction Series, is a finalist for the 2020 Hugo Awards in the Best Related Work category! The finalists for the 2020 Hugo Awards, Lodestar … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce The Taco Truck: How Mexican Street Food Is Transforming the American City by Robert Lemon has won the American Association of Geographers John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize. This award encourages and rewards American geographers who write … Continue reading