BRASA is an international, interdisciplinary group of scholars who support and promote Brazilian studies in all fields, especially in the humanities and social sciences. BRASA is dedicated to the promotion of Brazilian studies around the world in general, and in the United States in particular.
Congratulations to BRASA prize recipients!
Lifetime Contribution Award
Peggy Sharpe, Professor Emeritus, Florida State University
Roberto Reis Book Award for First Monograph
Victoria Saramago, Fictional Environments: Mimesis, Deforestation, and Development in Latin America. Northwestern University Press, 2020.
Case Watkins, Palm Oil Diaspora: Afro-Brazilian Landscapes and Economies on Bahia’s Dendê Coast. Cambridge University Press, 2021.
Roberto Reis Senior Author Award
Benjamin Cowen, Moral Majorities Across the Americas: Brazil, the United States, and the Creation of the Religious Right. University of North Carolina Press, 2021.
Rafael Cardoso. Modernity in Black and White: Art and Image, Race and Identity in Brazil, 1890-1945. Cambridge University Press, 2021.
Brazilian Studies Initiation Award (BIS)
Alexander Lundberg, Northern Illinois University
Paula Costa Nunes de Carvalho, Universidade de São Paulo
Caio Affonso Leone, Universidade Federal Fluminense
Juliana Siqueira Franco, Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Joao Batista N. Gregoire, University of Kansas
Geovane Santos, Tulane University
Adriana Tolentino Sousa, Universidade de São Paulo
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