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MLA’S Scaglione Prize For French and Francophone Studies Awarded to African Studies Affiliate Faculty Maya Angela Smith for her book Senegal Abroad.

December 16, 2020

New York, NY – 14 December 2020 – The Modern Language Association of America today announced it is awarding its twenty-eighth annual Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies to Maya Angela Smith, associate professor of French at the University of Washington, for Senegal Abroad: Linguistic Borders. Racial Formations, and Diasporic Imaginaries, published by the University of Wisconsin Press. The prize is awarded annually for an outstanding scholarly work in its field—a literary or linguistic study, a critical edition of an important work, or a critical biography—written by a member of the association.  Read more
Congratulations Maya!