Elsa Goveia Book Prize Competition
The ACH is pleased to invite nominations for the 2011-2012 Elsa Goveia Book Prize. The Elsa Goveia Prize, previously awarded every three years, has been awarded every two years since 1995, and recognizes excellence in the field of Caribbean history.
Any scholarly history or general work acceptable as an historical work published in 2011 or 2012 is eligible for this year’s competition.
Any press or place of publication will be considered.
Publication may be in English, Spanish, French or Dutch.
Work should be marked by felicity of prose style and clarity of expression.
Only first editions of original works will be considered.
Multi-authored collections, anthologies, and other such edited works are not eligible.
Call for Submissions:
Authors, publishers, managing or marketing editors, and others must submit nominations to the prize chair and adjudicating committee by December 30, 2012. The winner will be announced at the 2013 ACH Annual Conference in Belize. It is important that one copy of the book nominated be sent directly by courier or airmail to each member of the committee. Please ensure that all charges connected with mail or courier services are pre-paid. The addresses are:
Rosemarijn Hoefte, Chair
2300 RA Leiden
University of Toronto
100 St. George St., Room 2074
Toronto, ONT., M5S 3G3, CANADA
University of Houston
Department of History
524 Agnes Arnold Hall
Houston, TX 77204-3003