NACS AWARDS

The object of the NACS prize, created in 2013, is to recognize and promote the academic work of scholars in the field of Catalan Studies whose primary professional affiliation is with higher education or research institutions in Canada and the United States. The prize is awarded to publications devoted to the study of the society, the language, and/or the culture of the Catalan-speaking territories from all areas of the Humanities.


THE NORTH AMERICAN CATALAN SOCIETY AWARD

For a outstanding work in the field of Catalan Studies


COMPETITION GUIDELINES NACS AWARDS 2021

1) The prize will be awarded to an outstanding contribution in the field of Catalan Studies made by a scholar based in North America or affiliated to a North American academic institution.

 2) Works eligible for the award include an article, a book chapter, a book, an academic edition, and a translation.

 3) To be eligible for the award, studies must have been published between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2020. Works pending publication are not eligible.

 4) Anyone can make a nomination. To nominate a work, a bibliographical reference must be sent by January 1, 2021 to aurelie.vialette@stonybrook.edu.

 5) The jury is composed of the following members: Jennifer Duprey (Rutgers University), Margarida Casacuberta (Universitat de Girona) and Edgar Illas (Indiana University), chair.

 6) The President of the North American Catalan Society will announce the award at the 2021 Colloquium of the Society, which will be held at the Stanford University. The award will consist of a certificate and $700 to help defray the cost of the awardee’s participation in the Colloquium.

 7) This call for nominations is posted on the North American Catalan Society website (http://nacs.espais.iec.cat/nacs-awards/).

   Prizes Awarded

Kathleen McNerney

THE NACS AWARD 2019

Aurelie Vialette

THE NACS AWARD 2019

J. Ramon Resina

THE NACS AWARD 2019

Mary Ann Newman

THE NACS AWARD 2017

William Viestenz

THE NACS AWARD 2015

Edgar Illas

THE NACS AWARD 2013

2019

Kathleen McNerney

In recognition of her translation of Caterina Albert’s Silent Souls and Other Stories

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2019

Aurélie Vialette

For her book Intellectual Philanthropy: The Seduction of the Masses

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2019

Joan Ramon Resina

For his book Josep Pla: Seeing the World in the Form of Articles

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2017

Mary Ann Newman

For her translation of Josep Maria de Sagarra’s Vida Privada
(Private Live, Archipelago Books, 2015)

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2015

William Viestenz

For his contribution to the study of contemporary Catalan fiction

2013

Edgar Illas

For his book Thinking Barcelona: Ideologies of a Global City
(Liverpool University Press, 2012)

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