Elsa Goveia Book Prize Competition
The ACH is pleased to invite nominations for the 2013-2014 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 2013 or 2014 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 31, 2014. The winner will be announced at the 2015 ACH Annual Conference in Nassau, Bahamas. 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:
Dominique Rogers, Chair
résidence feuilles d'ange, appt 9b
rue de la jeunesse
97200 Fort de France, Martinique, FWI
Pablo F. Gómez
University of Wisconsin
1300 University Ave. MSC 1440
Madison, WI 53706, USA
University of the West Indies, Mona
Department of History and Archaeology
Kingston 7, Jamaica