SAMLA Studies Book Award 

SAMLA accepts nominations for an outstanding book published during the previous calendar year in English or other modern languages in fields of language, culture, or literature outside mainstream U.S. literature. 

 The nominations deadline for the 2019 award has passed.

Please contact Dan Abitz at [email protected] or (404) 413-5816 with any questions. 

2018 SAMLA Studies Book Award Winner – Monograph

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The Medieval Invention of Travel

Shayne Aaron Legassie

University of Chicago Press


2018 SAMLA Studies Book Award Winner – Edited Volume

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Adaptation in Visual Culture: Images, Texts, and Their Multiple Worlds

Julie Grossman and R. Barton Palmer

Palgrave Macmillan