2012 Award Winners

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Ray and Pat Browne Award
Best Single Work
Robert Lee Maril
The Fence: National Security, Public Safety, and Illegal Immigration along the U.S.-Mexico Border
Texas Tech University Press, 2011

Ray and Pat Browne Award
Best Edited Collection
A Bowdoin Van Riper
Learning From Mickey, Donald and Walt: Essays on Disney’s Educational Films 
McFarland, 2011

Ray and Pat Browne Award
Best  Reference/Primary Source Work
Michael Ariens
Lone Star Law: A Legal History of Texas
Texas Tech University Press, 2011

Susan Koppelman  Award
Best Edited Volume in Women’s Studies
Mary Chapman and Angela Mills
Treacherous Texts: U.S. Suffrage Literature, 1846-1946
Rutgers University Press, 2011

Emily Toth  Award
Best Single Work in Women’s Studies
Carolyn Bronstein
Battling Pornography: The American Feminist Anti-Pornography Movement, 1976-1986
Cambridge University Press, 2011

Electronic Reference Award
Media History Digital Library
David Pierce, Wendy Hagenmaier, Carl Hagenmaier, and Eric Hoyt
www.mediahistoryproject.org 2011

John G. Cawelti Award
Best Textbook/Primer
W. Scott Poole
Monsters in America: Our Historical Obsession with the Hideous and the Haunting
Baylor University Press, 2011

Peter Rollins Film Award
Best Documentary
Gilbert G. Gonzales, Vivian Price and Adrian Salinas
Harvest of Loneliness: The Bracero Program

Russel B. Nye Award
Outstanding Article published in The Journal of Popular Culture
Stephen J. Mexal
“Realism, Narrative History, and the Production of the Bestseller The Da Vinci Code and the Virtual Public Sphere”

William E. Brigman Award
Outstanding Graduate Student Paper in Popular Culture Presented at the National Conference
Mary Pauline Bridgeman
“Forged in Love and Death: Problematic Subjects in The Vampire Diaries

Carl Bode Award
Outstanding Article published in The Journal of American Culture
Holly E. Martin
“Chang and Eng Bunker: ‘The Original Siamese Twins’ Living, Dying and Continuing Under the Spectator’s Gaze”

William M. Jones Award
Outstanding Graduate Student Paper in American Culture Presented at the National Conference
Sheena Eagan
“Emasculated by Trauma:  Exploring Another Mind-Body Narrative”