The University of Chicago Press has awarded David Nirenberg the 2017 Gordon J. Laing Prize for Neighboring Faiths: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in the Middle Ages and Today. The prize honors a University of Chicago faculty member who writes, edits, or translates a book in the last three years that brings the most distinction to the Press.
The University of Chicago Press has awarded the 2015 Laing Prize to Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo for I Speak of the City: Mexico City at the Turn of the Twentieth Century. The president of the University of Chicago, Robert J. Zimmer, presented the award on April 21. He praised the book's "beauty and complexity."