2011 Awards

Scholarly, trade and regional book awards given to University of Minnesota Press books in 2011.

Listed in alphabetical order according to award:


American Library Association – Over the Rainbow list of LGBTIQ books for adults

The Right to Be Out


American Library Association – Stonewall Honor Book Non-Fiction

The Right to Be Out


Association of American Geographers – Meridian Book Award

Seeking Asylum


American Political Science Association – 2011 Lynton Caldwell Prize for Best Book in Environmental Politics published in the past 3 years

Fighting for the Future of Food


American Sociological Association – Collective Behavior and Social Movements Section Charles Tilly Award (Honorable Mention)

Fighting for the Future of Food


Computers and Composition 2010 Distinguished Book Award

From A to <A>


Media Ecology Association - Dorothy Lee Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Culture

The Common Pot


Midwest Book Award – Midwest Regional Interest Category

The Opposite of Cold


Minnesota Book Award – General Nonfiction

The Opposite of Cold


Minnesota Book Award – Minnesota Nonfiction

North Country


Minnesota Book Award – Reader’s Choice Award

News to Me


National Council on Public History – 2011 Book Award (Honorable Mention)

Those About Him Remained Silent


Native American Library Symposium – 2011 Beatrice Medicine Award for Scholarship in Native American Studies



Royal Geography Society's Murchison Award for publications in political geography

Terror and Territory


Society of Architectural Historians - 2010 Antoinette Forrester Downing Award

The Once and Future New York


Society for Cinema and Media Studies – 2011 Katherine Singer Kovacs Book Award (Honorable Mention)

The Anime Machine

University of Minnesota Press Podcast

More than two dozen essays of Indigenous resistance to the privatization and allotment of Indigenous lands

Allotment Stories: Daniel Heath Justice and Jean M. O'Brien.

A fascinating and unprecedented ethnography of animal sanctuaries in the United States

Saving AnimalsElan Abrell and Kathryn (Katie) Gillespie on sanctuary, care, ethics.

How popular debates about the so-called digital generation mediate anxieties about labor and life in twenty-first-century America

Making creative laborers for a precarious economy: Josef Nguyen, Carly Kocurek, and Patrick LeMieux.



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