Book awards: Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award

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The Anatomy of Architecture: Ontology and Metaphor in Batammaliba Architectural Expression by Suzanne Preston Blier1989
African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire by Enid Schildkrout1991
Nightsong: Performance, Power, And Practice In South Africa (Chicago Studies In Ethnomusicology - Intro. By: Joseph Shabalala) by Veit Erlmann1998
Sacred Arts of Haitian Vodou by Donald J. Cosentino1998
Inventing Masks: Agency and History in the Art of the Central Pende by Z. S. Strother2001
Wrapped in pride : Ghanaian kente and African American identity by Doran H. Ross2001
Fault Lines: Contemporary African Art and Shifting Landscapes by Gilane Tawadros2004
A Saint in the City: Sufi Arts of Urban Senegal by Allen F. Roberts2004
Beautiful/Ugly: African and Diaspora Aesthetics by Sarah Nuttall2007
In Senghor's Shadow: Art, Politics, and the Avant-Garde in Senegal, 1960–1995 (Objects/Histories) by Elizabeth Harney2007
Creative Reckonings: The Politics of Art and Culture in Contemporary Egypt (Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and I) by Jessica Winegar2011
Sacred Waters: Arts for Mami Wata and Other Divinities in Africa and the Diaspora (African Expressive Cultures) by Henry John Drewal2011

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The Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award honors publications for excellence in scholarship on the arts of Africa and the African Diaspora. The award, offered every three years, is given to works of original scholarship and excellence in visual presentation that make significant contributions to our understanding of African and African Diasporic arts and material culture. This award was first bestowed in 1989 in honor of the late Dr. Arnold Rubin, professor of Art History at UCLA from 1967-1988.

This award is presented by the Arts Council of the African Studies Association.


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