2022 Winners of the Victor and Edie Turner Prizes

Victor Turner Prize

1st prize was awarded to: Lucas Bessire, Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains (Princeton)

2nd prize was awarded to: Tarini Bedi, Mumbai Taximen: Autobiographies and Automobilities in India (Washington)

3rd prize was awarded to: Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu, Experiments in Skin: Race and Beauty in the Shadows of Vietnam (Duke)

Honorable Mentions went to:

Shannon Dawdy, American Afterlives: Reinventing Death in the 21st Century (Princeton)

Melinda Hinkson, See How We Roll: Enduring Exile between Desert and Urban Australia (Duke)

Chikako Ozawa-de Silva, The Anatomy of Loneliness: Suicide, Social Connection, and the Search for Relational Meaning in Contemporary Japan (California)

Edie Turner Prize

First prize (Co-Winner) was: Jessica A. Schwartz, Radiation Sounds: Marshallese Music and Nuclear Silences (Duke)

First prize (Co-Winner): Yana Stainova, Sonorous Worlds: Musical Enchantment in Venezuela (Michigan)

The 2022 Prize Committee was Alex Blanchette, Andrea Conger, Celia Emmelhainz, and Kristina Jacobsen

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