The Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA) announces the 2014 Roberto Reis Book Prize Competition
The Roberto Reis BRASA Book Award recognizes the two best books in Brazilian Studies published in English that contribute significantly to promoting an understanding of Brazil. This award honors Roberto Reis, one of the founders of BRASA, who was committed to developing Brazilian Studies in the United States. The two best books will receive US$200 awards each. The honorable mention (if granted) shall receive a certificate.
Guidelines for Submissions:
- In order to submit a book for consideration as an award recipient, the author of the book must be a member of BRASA who is up-to-date in dues.
- The book submission must have been published in English, between January 2012 and December 2013.
- The author of the book must submit a cover sheet (download form) by e-mail to the BRASA Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org, and submit a printed copy of the cover sheet and a copy of the book directly to each member of the committee. Their names and addresses are:
Brodwyn Fischer – Chair of Reis Award Committee
Department of History
University of Chicago
1126 E. 59th St
Chicago, IL 60637
Pedro Meira Monteiro
349 East Pyne
Princeton, NJ 08544
Department of Government
University of Texas
Austin, Texas 78712
Deliberations and Awarding the Prizes
- The Secretariat shall send a simple e-mail to each author indicating that the submission has been received. The submission deadline will be February 1st, 2014.
- The committee shall make decisions on the awards, plus any honorable mentions.
- The Secretariat shall send a letter to the winners and announce the winners through the BRASA website and digest by July 1st, 2014. Announcement of the winners shall also be made at the next BRASA XII International Conference in London (August 2014).
BRASA dues cover two calendar years, January - December. To check your membership category and join BRASA please visit the BRASA Enrollment Portal at http://www.regonline.com/BRASA13-14.