Congratulations to the winner of the ALAA 2018 Arvey Book Award:
Harper Montgomery, The Mobility of Modernism: Art and Criticism in 1920s Latin America. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017)
Andrea Giunta and Cecilia Fajardo-Hill,eds. Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985. (Prestel, 2017)
Ilona Katzew, eds. Painted in Mexico, 1700-1790: Pinxit Mexici. (Prestel, 2017)
We are pleased to announce the annual ALAA Graduate Student Travel Award. The award, generously funded by former ALAA president Patricia Sarro, will provide $500 toward expenses related to attending the College Art Association Annual Conference (Feb. 21-24, 2018), ALAA business meeting, and ALAA sponsored sessions. Funds may be put towards hotel costs, registration, or airfare/ground travel. The awardee need not be presenting (although presenters are encouraged to apply), but should demonstrate a specific need to attend sessions or visit archives in the conference city. To apply, please send a letter of interest, including your current research area, name of your university, program, advisor, and specific purpose for attending to the conference by email to Michele Greet (firstname.lastname@example.org) by October 31, 2017. The awardee will be selected by the executive committee and will be notified of his/her acceptance by November 15, 2017. Funds will be paid upon receipt of the award, but awardee must submit receipts to ALAA verifying that funds have gone toward conference expenses (within 2 weeks of returning from the conference). The awardee is also expected attend the ALAA business meeting at the conference where he/she will be recognized as an award recipient. The awardee will also receive one year of complimentary ALAA membership.