2017 Awards

Scholarly, trade and regional book awards given to University of Minnesota Press books in 2017.

Listed in alphabetical order according to award:

 

American Comparative Literature Association - René Wellek Prize for Best Book  – Stone

 

American Educational Studies Association – Critics’ Choice Book Award Winner – For the Children?

 

American Educational Studies Association – Critics’ Choice Book Award Winner – Juárez Girls Rising

 

American Historical Association – Albert J. Beveridge Award – The World and All the Things Upon It

 

American Political Science Association – Foundations of Political Thought First Book Award – Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent

 

American Sociological Association – Best Book on Asian America – Desis Divided

 

Arab American Book Awards – Non-Fiction Category – Inter/Nationalism

 

Association of American Geographers – Globe Book Award – A Curriculum of Fear

 

Association for Asian American Studies – Award for Best Book in Humanities – A Shadow over Palestine

 

Association for Asian American Studies – Award for Humanities and Cultural Studies (Multidisciplinary) – Death beyond Disavowal

 

Association of Political and Legal Anthropology Book Prize – Last Project Standing

 

Association for Recorded Sound Collections – Best Historical Research in Recorded Blues, Gospel, Soul, or R&B – Early Blues – Certificate of Merit

 

Association for Recorded Sound Collections – Best Research in Recorded Rock Music – Everybody’s Heard About the Bird – Certificate of Merit

 

Canadian Studies Network – Best Book In Canadian Studies – Grounded Authority

 

Conference on College Composition and Communication – Outstanding Book Award – American by Paper – Honorable Mention

 

Foundation for Landscape Studies – John Brinckerhoff Jackson Book Prize – California Mission Landscapes

 

International Studies Association - International Political Sociology Book Award – Holidays in the Danger Zone

 

John Burroughs Association – Riverby Award – One North Star

 

Labriola Center American Indian National Book Award – Roots of Our Renewal – Honorable Mention

 

Modern Language Association – Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for a Translation of a Literary Work – The Book of the Dead

 

Native American and Indigenous Studies Association – Best Subsequent Book – The World and All the Things Upon It

 

Northeastern Minnesota Book Award – Children’s Literature – One North Star

 

Northeastern Minnesota Book Award – Memoir – Homemade

 

Popular Culture Association – Best Edited Volume Award – The Age of Lovecraft

 

Popular Culture Association – Best Edited Volume Award – Like Clockwork

 

Research Society for American Periodicals Book Prize – The Perversity of Things – Honorable Mention

 

Science Fiction and Technoculture Studies Program Book Award – The Child to Come – Honorable Mention

 

Science Fiction and Technoculture Studies Program Book Award – Human Programming – Honorable Mention

 

Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts – Kendrick Prize – Of Sheep, Oranges and Yeast

 

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association – Peter C. Rollins Book Award – Our Gang

 

Western History Association – John C. Ewers Award – The World and All the Things Upon It

 

Western Political Science Association – Clay Morgan Award for Best book in Environmental Political Theory – Border Walls Gone Green – Honorable Mention

 

 

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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