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The de la Torre Bueno Prize®


Nominations Due
April 20, 2020

Awarded annually to a book published in the English language that advances the field of dance studies.

Hannah Schwadron, Lucia Suarez, Kiri Miller, Joanna Dee Das, and Emily Wilcox accepting 2018 and 2019 de la Torre Bueno® and First Book awards with Mary Bueno

The de la Torre Bueno Prize® is awarded annually to a book published in the English language that advances the field of dance studies. Named after José Rollin de la Torre Bueno, the first university press editor to develop a list of titles in dance studies, the de la Torre Bueno Prize has recognized scholarly excellence in the field since 1973. It carries a cash purse of $1000.

All members of DSA are eligible for this prize, although membership is not a prerequisite. Books translated into the English language are acceptable, so long as they have been published during the Prize year. Books consisting in their entirety of previously published essays, reviews, or articles are not eligible. The award is for works published in the previous calendar year (2019).

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