Clarence H. Haring Prize

Next Award Year: 2016

The Haring Prize is a quinquennial prize awarded to the Latin American author who has published the most outstanding book on Latin American history during the five years preceding the year of the award. Clarence Haring (1885–1960) was a noted Latin Americanist and a longtime member of the Association. Capital for the prize was derived from contributions from the friends of Clarence H. Haring and from other grants between 1963 and 1966. See the list of past recipients. The general rules for submission are:

  1. Books with an imprint between 2011 and 2015 will be eligible for the prize in 2016. There is no language limitation on works submitted.
  2. Nominators must complete the online Data Collection Form for each book submitted.
  3. One copy of each entry must be sent to each of the following committee members and clearly labeled “Haring Prize Entry.” Electronic copies may be sent only to committee members who have indicated they will accept them.

Please Note: Entries must be postmarked or transmitted by May 15, 2016, to be eligible for the 2016 competition. Entries will not be returned. Recipients will be announced at the January 2017 AHA annual meeting in Denver.

For questions, please contact the Prize Administrator.

The deadline for this year’s submissions has passed.

Contact information for the next prize year will be posted by March 31.