Bandelier/Lavrin Award

Bandelier/Lavrin Book Prize in Colonial Latin American History

Named to honor two pioneers in the history of the Spanish American empire, the first working in the early days of
the field, the second who forged a path in colonial history and served as a model for female historians in the
profession, this prize is awarded to the outstanding book published by a member of the association in the previous
calendar year (2018) on the subject of colonial Latin American history. Books should be sent to the addresses listed
below. Deadline: February 15, 2019.

Prize Committee:

Michelle McKinley, University of Oregon,
University of Oregon School of Law
1221 University of Oregon
306 C. Knight Law Center
Eugene, OR 97503-1221

Guiomar Dueñas-Vargas, University of Memphis,
240 Palisade St.
Memphis, TX 38111

Bianca Premo, Florida International University,
5971 SW 56th Ter
South Miami, FL 33143

Previous Award Winners:

2017 Bianca Primo, Florida International University

2016 Ann Twinam, University of Texas at Austin

Purchasing Whiteness: Pardos, Mulattos, and the Quest for Social Mobility in the Spanish Indies


Honorable Mention: Martha Few, University of Arizona

For All of Humanity: Mesoamerican and Colonial Medicine in Enlightenment Guatemala