RMCLAS Article Award
The RMCLAS Article Award is for the most outstanding article in a journal or chapter in an
edited book published in the preceding year (2021). Nominees must have been members in the
preceding two years, except in the case of a graduate student who joined RMCLAS in her/his
final year of student and then published the article the following year. Please submit via email in
pdf format. Deadline: Feb. 15, 2022.
Donna Guy, chair
Previous Award Winners
2022, Christina Bueno, Northern Illinois University, “The Tangled Journey of the Cross of Palenque” in Museum Matters: Making and Unmaking Mexico’s National Collections edited by Miruna Achim, Susan Deans-Smith, Sandra Tozental. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2021, pp. 111-134.
Honorable Mention: Mark Lenz, Utah Valley University for “Mediating at the Margins: Yucatan’s Interpreters in Unconquered Lands, 1600-1697,” Historia Crítica, no. 80, pp. 11-33 2021.
2021, Robert Franco, “Transgressing Che: Irina Layevska Echeverría Gaitán, Disability Politics, and Transgendering the New Man in Mexico, 1964-2001,” Radical History Review 136 (January 2020).
2020, Vanessa Freije, “Speaking of Sterilization: Rumors, the Urban Poor and the Public Sphere in Greater Mexico City,”HAHR 99: 2(2019).
Honorable Mention, Jian Gao, “Restoring the Chinese Voice during Mexican Sinophobia, 1919-1934,” The Latin Americanist 63: 1(March 2019).
Steven Hyland, “The Syrian-Ottoman Home Front in Buenos Aires and Rosario during the First World War,” Journal of Migration History 4(1), 2019.
Mark W. Lentz, Utah Valley University, 2017