Professor William Acree wins LASA 2020 Best Book Award

Dear colleagues and friends of the Nineteenth Century Section-LASA,

It is our distinct pleasure to announce that a jury composed by Agnes Lugo-Ortiz (University of Chicago), Shelley Garrigan (NC State University), and Michel Gobat (University of Pittsburgh) have selected two wonderful new monographs to receive the LASA 2020-BEST BOOK AWARD IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. 

-William G. Acree. Staging Frontiers. The Making of Modern Popular Culture in Argentina and Uruguay. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2019.

-Joseph Pierce. Argentine Intimacies: Queer Kinship in an Age of Splendor, 1890−1910. Albany: SUNY Press, 2019.

We would like to extend an invitation to celebrate and toast to this award during LASA 2021 in Vancouver. Congratulations to the winners!!

To read more about Professor William Acree's book in WashU's The Source, please click here.