Gordon K. and Sybil Lewis Award

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The Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) is pleased to announce the 2022 Gordon K. and Sybil Farrell Lewis Award. The award consists of a Diploma and USD$500, and it will be presented on June 2nd, 2022, at the 46th Annual CSA Virtual Conference.

We will be entertaining submissions in any of the CSA approved languages: English, Spanish and French.

Among the criteria that will be weighed by the panel of judges are:

  1. The theoretical contribution to our understanding of historical and/or contemporary issues within a discipline of the broader field of Caribbean Studies.
  2. The methodological rigor of the work, e.g., the use of primary source or archival/historical data, methodological innovativeness, and suggestions for new avenues of research and thinking about the Caribbean.Publishers and authors must send two copies of their book, according to the subject (Humanities or Social Sciences) to two members of the corresponding jury, according to the language in which the book is written.

Chair of the Gordon K. and Sybil Lewis Award:  Dr. Tavis Jules (tjules@luc.edu)

All submissions (for the humanities and social science in all languages) should be sent to Dr. Tavis D Jules electronically on or before March 20, 2020.

Committee Members are:

  • Dr. Tavis D. Jules, Loyola University Chicago (Chair)
  • Dr. Aliyah Khan, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Dr. Anthony Maingot, Florida International University
  • Dr. Georges Félix, Coventry University
  • Dr. Ineke Phaf-Rheinberger, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Dr. Karen Naidoo, York University
  • Dr. Margarita Vargas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • Dr. Yolanda Wood, The University of Havana
  • Molly Hamm-Rodríguez, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Dr. Jocelyn Stitt, St. Catherine University