Dissertation Awards

Competition for 2017 Dissertation Award

The Association for Latin American Art is pleased to announce the biennial award
for outstanding doctoral dissertation in the field of Latin American visual culture.
Dissertations deposited between June 2014 and June 2016, on any aspect of the
visual culture of Latin America are eligible, and they may be written in English,
Spanish, or Portuguese. Dissertations in languages other than these may be
considered based on prior consultation with Alison Fraunhar, the chair of the
Dissertation Award Committee.

Self-nominations will be accepted, but all submissions must include a letter from the
doctoral advisor describing the dissertation’s contributions to the field. These
letters, which should include the nominee’s current contact information, must be
sent by September 1, 2016, to the chair of the award committee. Nominees and
nominators are not required to be members of the Association for Latin American
Art. Should an applicant be deemed eligible, PDF copies of the dissertation must be
e-mailed to all three members of the committee by October 15, 2016. A dissertation
advisor who wishes to nominate more than two candidates must consult with the
chair of the award committee. Nomination letters should be sent to Alison Fraunhar
at afraunhar@gmail.com.

Dr. Alison Fraunhar
Associate Professor of Art History
Saint Xavier University
3700 West 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655

Dissertation Award Recipients