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The ASWAD Outstanding First Book Prize

Oscar de la Torre, People of the River: Nature and Identity in Black Amazonia, 1835-1945 (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2018)

Finalist: Yuko Miki, Frontiers of Citizenship: A Black and Indigenous History of Postcolonial Brazil (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018)

The ASWAD Outstanding Article Prize

Sara E. Johnson, “‘Your Mother Gave Birth to a Pig’: Power, Abuse, and Planter Linguistics in Baudry des Lozières’s Vocabulaire Congo,Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 16.1 (2018): 7-40.


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