ACASA Triennial 2014 Awards Announced

Congratulations to those who have been chosen for awards to be given at this year’s ACASA Triennial. The awards will be presented in a formal ceremony to be held at the ACASA Triennial Symposium, on Thursday, March 20 at 5:00 PM, in the Brooklyn Museum’s Cantor Auditorium and will be followed by a reception at 6:00 PM in the Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts Court.

ACASA Leadership Award:  Jean Borgatti and Henry John Drewal

Roy Sieber Dissertation Award: Amanda Rogers “Politics, Gender and the Art of Religious Authority in North Africa: Moroccan Women’s Henna Practice” (Art History, Emory University, 2013).

Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award, single authored: Allen Roberts, A Dance of Assassins: Performing Early Colonial Hegemony in the Congo (Indiana University Press, 2012)

Honorable Mention: Peter Probst, Osogbo and the Art of Heritage: Monuments, Deities, and Money (Indiana University Press, 2011)

Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award, co-authored/edited: Marla Berns, Richard Fardon, and Sidney Littlefield Kasfir, eds., Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley (UCLA Fowler Museum, 2011)

Honorable Mention: Gitti Salami and Monica Blackmun Visona, eds., A Companion to Modern African Art (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013)