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Book Receives Award From the College Art Associations

The Gernsheim Collection by Roy Flukinger was awarded the Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award for Smaller Museums, Libraries, Collections, and Exhibitions by the College Art Association. Congratulations to the author.



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Book Receives the Conference on Latin American History's Bolton-Johnson Prize

Feeding the City by Richard Graham was awarded the Bolton-Johnson Prize for Best book in English on Latin American history published in the previous year by the Conference on Latin American History. Congratulations to the author.

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In Memoriam: Andrew H. Price

We were saddened to learn of the death of Andrew H. Price, author of Venomous Snakes of Texas. We extend our sincerest sympathies to his friends and family.

Book Receives Writers' League of Texas Book Award

Before Brown by Gary M. Lavergne was awarded the award for best work of non-fiction by the Writers' League of Texas. The Writers' League of Texas Book Awards recognize outstanding published books each year in five categories, Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry & Literary Prose, Children's books (long works) and Children's books (short works). Congratulations to the author.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at 7:00 PM
Author Gary Lavergne Speaks at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum hosts a panel discussion exploring the critical issues of integration and race relations as seen in law, education, and sports in Texas. The discussion, which includes panelists Gary Laverne, author of Before Brown: Heman Marion Sweatt, Thurgood Marshall, and the Long Road to Justice, and Robert Brown, current Board Chair for the Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association, will address two historical moments within the struggle for racial equality in Texas and their continuing importance in the state today.

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Melissa Miller named 2011 Texas State 2D Visual Artist

Melissa Miller was recently named the 2011-2012 Texas State 2-D Artist by the Texas Commission on the Arts. Congratulations to the artist!

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Book Wins James Beard Foundation Award

Oaxaca al Gusto by Diana Kennedy has received the 2011 James Beard Foundation Award for Cookbook of the Year. Congratulations to the author!

In Memoriam: Hal Box

We were saddened to learn of the death of Hal Box, author of Think Like an Architect. Our sympathies go out to his friends and family.

Story from UT News

Book Receives Texas Institute of Letters Award

Before Brown by Gary M. Lavergne was awarded the Carr P. Collins Award for best work of non-fiction by the Texas Institute of Letters. Congratulations to the author.

In Memoriam: Joanna Russ

We were saddened to learn of the death of Joanna Russ, author of How to Supppress Women's Writing. Our sympathies go out to her friends and family.

Obituary in Locus Online

Books Win TSHA Awards

March 2011: Two UT Press books received awards from the Texas State Historical Assocation at their annual meeting. Before Brown, by Gary Lavergne, received the 2010 Coral Horton Tullis Memorial Prize for Best Book on Texas History. Texas Through Women's Eyes, by Judith McArthur and Hal Smith, received the 2010 Liz Carpenter Award For Research in the History of Women. Congratulations to the authors!

Book Receives Popular Culture Award

February 2011: Alison Macor's book Chainsaws, Slackers, and Spy Kids received the Peter C. Rollins Book Award from the Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association. Congratulations to the author!

Two Books Receive NACCS Fiction Award

February 2011:Two UT Press books received the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Tejas FOCO Fiction Award: Bárbara Renaud González's Golondrina, why did you leave me? and Emma Pérez's Forgetting the Alamo, Or, Blood Memory. Congratulations to the authors!

Author Receives Texas Cultural Trust Council Award

February 2011: UT Press author James Drake has been named a winner of The Texas Medal of Arts Awards for Visual Arts. The awards are given by the Texas Cultural Trust Council. Congratulations to Mr. Drake on this honor!

Two Books Receive Fehrenbach Award

Feburary 2011: Two UTP books received the T. R. Fehrenbach Book Award from the Texas Historical Commission: Quixote's Soldiers, by David Montejano, and Freedom is Not Enough, by William Clayson.

Book Receives Honorable Mention in NACCS Book Award Competition

Feburary 2011: Your Brain on Latino Comics, by Frederick Aldama, received an honorable mention in the National Association for Chicana/Chicano Studies book award competition.

Book Receives ALAA Award

Feburary 2011: In the Palace of Nezahualcoyotl, by Eduardo de J. Douglas, was a co-winner of the Association for Latin American Art Book Award.

Book Receives Katherine Singer Kovács Book Award

Feburary 2011: Zuzana M. Pick's book Constructing the Image of the Mexican Revolution received the Katherine Singer Kovács Book Award from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies.

Book Receives PROSE Award

Making the Scene, by Oscar G. Brockett, Margaret A. Mitchell, and Linda Hardberger, has received the American Publishers PROSE Award in Music & the Performing Arts.

Book Receives Award from NACCS

David Montejano's book Quixote's Soldiers has received the 2011 Tejas Foco Book Award from the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies. Congratulations to Professor Montejano!

Author Receives Award from College Art Association

Luis Camnitzer has received the Frank Jewett Mather Award from the College Art Association for his work in art criticism, including his recent book On Art, Artists, Latin America, and Other Utopias. Congratulations to Professor Camnitzer!

Other Major Awards for UT Press Authors

Delirious New Orleans by Stephen Verderber
2010 Abbott Lowell Cummings Prize
Vernacular Architecture Forum

Golondrina, Why Did You Leave Me? by Bárbara Renaud González
Second place in Best Popular Fiction in English
12th Annual International Latino Book Awards

Forgetting the Alamo by Emma Pérez
Second place in Best Historical Novel in English
12th Annual International Latino Book Awards

Misplaced Objects by Silvia Spitta
Transdisciplinary Humanities Award
Institute for Humanities Research at Arizona State University

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