Roseberry-Nash Graduate Student Paper Award

SLACA Announces 2019 Roseberry-Nash Winner Daniel Salas

Daniel Salas (Dalhousie University)is the winner of the Roseberry Nash Graduate Student Paper Award for his paper “Practices of Double Currency: Value and Politics in Rural Cuba”

Felipe Fernández Lozano (Freie Universität, Berlin) received an honorable mention for his paper “Diseños para escalar la infraestructura. A propósito de la intervención estatal en el casco urbano de Buenaventura, Colombia.”


The Roseberry-Nash student paper award honors the work of two late distinguished anthropologists, June Nash and  William Roseberry, for their multiple contributions to the anthropological understanding of Latin America and the Caribbean. The award consists of US $1,000 and direct consultation with the editor of the Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology toward the goal of revising the paper for publication. Papers should draw on relevant anthropological literature and present data from original research in any field of anthropology and can be written in English, Spanish, French or Portuguese. Eligible student must be registered in a graduate program in Latin America, the Caribbean or the United States.