AHGBI Publication Prize

The Association of Hispanists of Great Britain & Ireland and the Office for Cultural and Scientific Affairs of the Spanish Embassy Annual Publication Prize for Doctoral Students

 

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018-2019 AHGBI/Spanish Embassy Publication Prizes, awarded during the annual conference in Durham, Congratulations to both our winners!

Dr Maya Feile Tomes (University of Cambridge): ‘Neo-Latin America: The Poetics of the “New World” in Early Modern Epic: Studies in José Manuel Peramás’s De Invento Novo Orbe Inductoque Illuc Christi Sacrificio [‘On the Discovery of the New World and the Introduction of the Christian Sacrament to it’] (Faenza, 1777)’. (To be published with Támesis)

Dr Brigid Catherine Lynch (University of St Andrews): ‘Dialogues of Historicity and Horizontalism in Post-Crisis Argentine Narratives’. (To be published with Legenda).

Additionally, three of last year’s prizewinners gave excellent papers as part of the inaugural AHGBI Publication Prize conference panel.


Previous Prizewinners

2017-2018:

Dr Natasha Tanna (University of Cambridge): ‘Queer Genealogies in Transnational Barcelona: Maria-Mercè Marçal, Cristina Peri Rossi, and Flavia Company’. (Legenda)

Dr Imogen Choi (University of Cambridge): ‘Conflict Ethics and Political Thought in Early Peruvian Epic’ (Tamesis)

Runners-up:

Dr Elisabeth Bolorinos Allard (Oxford University): ‘My Enemy or My Brother? Spanish Representations of Muslim and Jewish Culture during the Colonial Campaigns in Morocco, 1909-1927’. (Tamesis)

Dr Luis Castellví Laukamp (University of Cambridge): ‘Hispanic Baroque Ekphrasis: Gongora, Camargo, Sor Juana (Legenda)


2016-17:

Dr Carla Almanza (University of Sheffield): ‘Utopian narrative in 18th-century Spain: Generic Frameworks and Social Reformism’ (Legenda).

Dr Nicola Astudillo Jones (University of Manchester): ‘Consuming Latin America: The ¡Viva! Film Festival and Imagined Cosmopolitan Communities’ (Tamesis).

Runners-up:

Dr Rocío Rødtjer (King’s College London): ‘Whose Ancestral Line Is It Anyway? Women, Legitimacy and the Nineteenth-Century Genealogical Imagination’ (Legenda).

Dr Mirna Vohnsen (University College Dublin): ‘Rethinking Argentinidad: Portrayals of Jews in Contemporary Argentine Cinema’ (Tamesis).