We want to formally announce the winner and finalists of the 2019 Aidoo-Snyder Book Prize. The task at hand wasn't easy; there were excellent submissions. We thank the members of the Aidoo-Snyder Book Prize committee for all of their hard work! More specifically, our profound thanks go to Gretchen Bauer (chair), Heidi Nast, Aisha Ibrahim, and Abosede George.
Sincerely yours, Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoué and Maha Marouan 2019 WC Co-Conveners
Hawks and Doves in Sudan’s Armed Conflict: Al-Hakkamat Baggara Women of Darfur
(James Currey, 2018)
First Runner Up
Angela Impey, Song Walking: Women, Music and Environmental Justice in an African Borderland (University of Chicago Press, 2018)
Second Runner Up
Heather Switzer, When the Light is Fire: Maasai Schoolgirls in Contemporary Kenya (University of Illinois Press, 2018)