2018 MLA Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize
edited by Bruce Horner and Laura Tetreault
2019 Immigration and Ethnic History Society First Book Award, Honorable Mention
Daniel H. Inouye
2018 New England Council of Latin American Studies Best Book Prize, Honorable Mention
Mallory E. Matsumoto
2019 Brian McConnell Book Award, the Society for Contemporary Legend Research
edited by Lynne S. McNeill and Elizabeth Tucker
2019 CCCC Research Impact Award
Derek N. Mueller
Co-published with CSU Open Press
2018 AJN Book of the Year Awards in Nursing Education/Continuing Education/Professional Development, Third Place
“The Title and Proof of Our Ancestors”
Mallory E. Matsumoto is a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology at Brown University. Land, Politics, and Memory in Five Nija’ib’ K’iche’ Títulos is her first book.
Modernization and standardization of orthography, spelling, and grammar, along with transliteration into type, make some works more accessible to a broader audience . . . but by eliminating internal variation and irregularity, this same practice obscures critical data that could provide insight into phenomena such as the context of composition or the author’s identity.