Annual Book Prize

SLACA Awards Kathleen M. Millar the 2019 Book Prize

The Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA) is proud to award its annual book prize to Kathleen M. Millar (Simon Fraser University) for her book Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor in Rio’s Garbage Dump (Duke University Press).


SLACA is also pleased to recognize Alexander L. Fattal (UC San Diego) with an Honorable Mention for his book Guerrilla Marketing: Counterinsurgency and Capitalism in Colombia (University of Chicago Press).


The awards will presented at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Vancouver, BC during the SLACA Business Meeting.


Thanks to all who submitted their work for consideration!