Judy Ewell Award


Judy Ewell Award for Best Publication on Women’s History (formerly Ligia Parra Jahn Award)

The Judy Ewell Award for the best publication (book or article) on women’s history or written by a woman, and published in 2016, that began as a RMCLAS presentation. Please send articles or books to the regular mail addresses below. Deadline: February 23, 2018.

Prize Committee:

Donna Guy
1100E. Via Soledad
Tucson, AZ 85718


Laura Shelton
Department of History (Stager 313)
Franklin and Marshall College
PO Box 3003
Lancaster, PA 17604-3003

Susie Porter
Department of History/Gender Studies
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Previous Award Winners:

2016 Ann Twinam, University of Texas at Austin
Purchasing Whiteness: Pardos, Mulattos, and the Quest for Social Mobility in the Spanish Indies


2015 Michelle McKinley, University of Oregon

“Illicit Intimacies: Virtuous Concubinage in Colonial Lima,” Journal of Family History 39:3 (July 2014), 204-221.


2014 Dana Velasco Murillo, University of California San Diego
“Laboring Above Ground:  Indigenous Women in New Spain’s Silver-Mining District, Zacatecas, Mexico, 1620-1770,” The Hispanic American Historical Review 93:1 (2013), 3-32.


2013 Ageeth Sluis, Butler University
“Projecting Pornography and Mapping Modernity in Mexico City,” Journal of Urban History, May 2012.


2012 Yanna Yannakakis, Emory University
“Allies or Servants?  The Journey of Indian Conquistadors in the Lienzo of Analco,” Ethnohistory 58:4 (Fall 2011), 653-682.


2011 Christina Bueno, Northeastern Illinois University
“Forjando Patrimonio: The Making of Archaeological Patrimony in Porfirian Mexico,”  The Hispanic American Historical Review 90, no. 2 (May 2010): 215-246.


2008 Karen Graubart, University of Notre Dame
With Our Labor and Sweat: Indigenous Women and the Formation of Colonial Society in Peru, 1550-1700 (Stanford University Press, 2007).