SAMLA Studies Book Awards 

Each year, SAMLA honors two outstanding scholarly works: one edited collection and one monograph.

For the 2020 SAMLA Studies Book Awards, SAMLA is accepting nominations of books published during the 2019 calendar year in English or other modern languages in the fields of language, culture, or literature. 

To nominate a work, please complete this form and email it to Dan Abitz at [email protected]. Further instructions and the mailing address for reader copies are listed on the form. 

Translating the World - Birgit Tautz

2019 Award Winner – Monograph

Translating the World:
Toward a New History of German Literature around 1800

Birgit Tautz
Bowdoin College

Penn State University Press


Pettey & Palmer - Rule, Britannia!2019 Award Winner – Edited Collection

 Rule, Britannia! The Biopic and British National Identity

Homer B. Pettey
University of Arizona

R. Barton Palmer
Clemson University

SUNY Press