2009 Award Winners

Ray and Pat Browne Award

Single Authored Work:

Gerard J. DeGroot

The Sixties Unplugged: A Kaleidoscopic History of a Disorderly Decade
Harvard University Press, 2008

Ray and Pat Browne Award

Edited Collection:

Peter C. Rollins and John E. O’Connor, Editors
Why We Fought: America’s Wars in Film and History

University Press of Kentucky, 2008

Ray and Pat Browne Award

Reference/Primary Source Work:

Benjamin Heber Johnson, Jeffrey Gusky and Luis Alberto Urrea

Bordertown: The Odyssey of an American Place

Yale University Press

 
Susan Koppelman  Award  for Best Edited Volume in Women’s Studies

Laura E. Garcia, Sandra M. Gutierrez and Felicitas Nunez, Editors

Teatro Chicana: A Collective Memoir and Selected Plays

University of Texas Press, 2008

Emily Toth  Award for Best Single Work in Women’s Studies

 

Maria Raha

Hellions: Pop Culture’s Rebel Women

Seal Press, 2008

 

Cawelti Award for Best Textbook/Primer

Joseph J. Foy

Homer Simpson Goes To Washington: American Politics through Popular Culture

University Press of Kentucky, 2008

 

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Peter Rollins Film Award for Best Documentary

 

Brian Gary

Jefferson Davis, An American President

 

 

Carl Bode Award for Outstanding Article published in The Journal of American Culture

 

Kathleen Spies 

Baseball, Apple Pie, and Burlesque Queens: Nationalism in Walt Kuhn’s Portraits of Showgirls

Volume 31, Number 1.

 

Russel B. Nye Award for Outstanding Article published in The Journal of Popular Culture

 

James B. Kelley

Song, Story or History: Resisting Claims of a Coded Message in the African American SpiritualFollowing the Drinking Gourd’ Volume 41, Number 2.

 

William E. Brigman Award for the Outstanding Graduate Student Paper in Popular Culture Presented at the National Conference
Ashley Elaine York

From Chick Flicks to Millennial Blockbusters: Spinning Female-Driven Narratives into Franchises

William M. Jones Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper in American Culture Presented at the National Conference

Jennifer M. Black

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