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Book awards: Lora Romero First Book Award

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Works (17)

Raising the Dead: Readings of Death and (Black) Subjectivity (New Americanists) by Sharon Patricia Holland2002
American Sensations: Class, Empire, and The Production of Popular Culture by Shelley Streeby2003
Imagine Otherwise: On Asian Americanist Critique by Kandice Chuh2004
Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America by Mae M. Ngai2005
Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom by Tiya Miles2006
Violence Over The Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West by Ned Blackhawk2007
Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, Crisis, and Opposition in Globalizing California by Ruth Wilson Gilmore2008
Migrant Imaginaries: Latino Cultural Politics in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands (Nation of Newcomers: Immigrant History as American History) by Alicia Schmidt Camacho2009
The Straight State: Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America by Margot Canaday2010
I've Got to Make My Livin': Black Women's Sex Work in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago by Cynthia M. Blair2011
Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality, and Blackness by Nicole R. Fleetwood2012
Aloha America: Hula Circuits through the U.S. Empire by Adria L. ImadaFinalist, 2013
Chang and Eng Reconnected: The Original Siamese Twins in American Culture by Cynthia WuFinalist, 2013
Queequeg's Coffin: Indigenous Literacies and Early American Literature by Birgit Brander RasmussenFinalist, 2013
Racial Indigestion: Eating Bodies in the 19th Century (America and the Long 19th Century) by Kyla Wazana Tompkins2013
Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music (Refiguring American Music) by Alexandra T. Vazquez2014
Safe Space: Gay Neighborhood History and the Politics of Violence (Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe) by Christina B. HanhardtFinalist, 2014

Award description

The prize is awarded every year for the best-published first book in American Studies that highlights the intersections of race with gender, class, sexuality and/or nation.


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