AAHHE: American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, inc.

Annual Book Award

Each year, AAHHE adopts a book written by a Latino/a author as the Conference Book. The author is invited to attend the conference and speak at the opening plenary session. During this session, the author explains the inspiration behind the book and how readers across the country have responded to it. All attendees of the conference receive the book and have the opportunity to have their book signed after the opening session. A book signing venue is also available in the conference exhibit area for the remainder of the conference.

Annual Book Award Authors

Aída Hurtado, Mrinal Sinha
Beyond Machismo

Dolores Inés Casillas
Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Alicia Gaspar de Alba
[Un]framing the “Bad Woman”: Sor Juana, Malinche, Coyolxauhqui, and Other Rebels with a Cause

Felicity Amaya Schaeffer
Love and Empire: Cybermarriage and Citizenship Across the Americas

Arturo Madrid
In the Country of Empty Crosses: The Story of a Hispano Protestant Family in Catholic New Mexico

Rubén Martinez
Crossing Over: A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail

David Montejano
Quixote’s Soldiers: A Local History of the Chicano Movement, 1966-1981

Gustavo Arellano
¡Ask a Mexican!

Sandra Cisneros
The House on Mango Street

Mirta Ojito
Finding Mañana

Sonia Nazario
Enrique’s Journey

Jeanett Castellanos, Alberta M. Gloria, and Mark Kamimura
The Latina/o Pathway to the Ph.D.: Abriendo Caminos

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