Two RLL Alumni Win LASA Awards

The Department congratulates two alumni of our Spanish Graduate Program, who are recipients of awards at this year’s Latin American Studies Association conference. Iván Eusebio Aguirre Darancou and Alexander Sotelo Eastman were each presented with the following 2018 LASA honors.

2018 LASA MEXICO SECTION BEST DISSERTATION AWARD
Presented by the Mexico Section

Winner
Iván Eusebio Aguirre Darancou
University of California, Riverside
Consuming Bodies: Countercultural Citizens of Mexican Capitalism in the 20th Century

PREMIO MEJOR DISERTACION SIGLO XIX
Presented by the Nineteenth-Century Section

Honorable Mention
Alexander Sotelo Eastman
Dartmouth College
"Binding Freedom: Cuba's Black Public Sphere,1868-1912." Diss. Washington University in St. Louis, 2016