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Kerr Book Is Among Finalists for Annual Prose Award

January 28, 2021

A book published last year by Ashley Kerr, assistant professor of Spanish, was selected as one of three finalists for the 2021 PROSE Award from the Association of American Publishers (AAP). “Sex, Skulls and Citizens: Gender and Racial Science in Argentina (1860-1910)” argues that Indigenous and Creole women played a fundamental role in the development of Argentine racial science and its application to efforts to control Indigenous populations as the nation modernized and expanded. AAP’s annual PROSE Awards recognize works of “extraordinary merit that make a significant contribution to a field of study.”

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