MLA’s Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies Awarded to Katie Chenoweth for the Prosthetic Tongue

Monday, December 14, 2020

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Profile Image: Katie ChenowethNew 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 Katie Chenoweth, associate professor of French at Princeton University, for her book The Prosthetic Tongue: Printing Technology and the Rise of the French Language, published by the University of Pennsylvania Press, and 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.

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