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|The Robert M. Stevenson Award|
The Robert M. Stevenson Award recognizes outstanding scholarship in Iberian and Latin American music. The designation “Iberian music” refers to music composed, performed, created, collected, belonging to, or descended from the musical cultures of Spain and Portugal. “Latin American music” refers to music composed, created, collected, or descended from the musical cultures of all the countries in South America, Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The award will be given annually to a book, monograph, edition, or journal article by a member of the AMS. The publication must be written in English and must have been published during the preceding three calendar years ( to ).
The award will consist of a monetary prize and a certificate. The winner will be selected by a committee of three scholars appointed by the President of the Society. The award will be conferred at the Annual Business Meeting and Awards Presentation of the Society by the chair of the committee. A book may receive only one AMS award in a given year.
Anyone may submit a nomination. Nominations, including self-nominations, must be submitted by 1 May .