LARR-Pitt Best Article Award
About the Award
The LARR-Pitt award is presented at each LASA International Congress to the best research article published by the Latin American Research Review (LARR) during the past calendar year (i.e., in the volume of the journal preceding the year of the congress).
The award covers articles published by LARR in all disciplines and in any language. The winners are expected to be present at the LASA Congress to receive the award in person and participate in a special panel. The winners may also be invited to present their research at the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt).
The award committee for papers published in volume 53 is formed by Flavia Freidenberg (UNAM-Mexico), Philip Oxhorn (chair, McGill University), and Michele Reid-Vazquez (University of Pittsburgh).
Call for nominations
The LARR-Pitt award is offered to the best article published by the Latin American Research Review in its last volume (i.e., the year prior to the award). Research articles published by LARR in all disciplines and any language are eligible for the award; book and documentary film reviews are not eligible.
Nominations from LARR readers and self-nominations from authors are encouraged. Nominators do not require to be LASA members. To nominate a article, complete this nomination form, providing: the title of the article, the LARR issue, the link to the article page in LARR, a brief paragraph indicating the contribution of this paper to the field of Latin American Studies, and the name and e-mail address of the nominator.
Nominations should be sent to LASA Executive Director Milagros Pereyra-Rojas firstname.lastname@example.org by January 21, 2019.
The award committee for the articles published in volume 53 is comprised by Flavia Freidenberg (UNAM- México), Philip Oxhorn (Chair, McGill University) and Michele Redid-Vasquez (University of Pittsburgh).
The first prize will consider all articles published in volume 53 (2018), and it will be awarded at the LASA Congress in Boston in May 2019.