2014 Award Winners

William M. Jones Award
Outstanding Graduate Student Paper in American Culture Presented at the National Conference
Laci Lee Adams
Georgia State University
“Alcatrazing: Monumentally Occupying Public Memory”

Carl Bode Award
Outstanding Article published in The Journal of American Culture
Christine Scodari
Florida Atlantic University
“Roots, Representation, and Resistance? Family History Media and Culture Through a Critical Lens,”
The Journal of American Culture, 36:3. September 2013, 206-220.

William E. Brigman Award
Outstanding Graduate Student Paper in Popular Culture Presented at the National Conference
Kavita Nayar
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
“You Did(n’t) Build That: Audience Reception of a Reality Television Star’s Transformation from a ‘Real Housewife’ to a Real Brand”

Russel B. Nye Award
Outstanding Article published in The Journal of Popular Culture
Alexander Carpenter
University of Alberta, Augustana
“Dead in Tune: Uncanny Muzak,” The Journal of Popular Culture, 46:6, December 2013, 1231-1252.

Ray and Pat Browne Award
Best Single Work
David Shields
University of South Carolina
Still: American Silent Motion Picture Photography
University of Chicago Press

Ray and Pat Browne Award
Best Edited Collection
Djurdja Bartlett, Shaun Cole, and Agnès Rocamora
London College of Fashion
Fashion Media: Past and Present
Bloomsbury Academic

Ray and Pat Browne Award
Best Reference/Primary Source Work
Geoff Kaplan
General Working Group/California College of the Arts
Power to the People: The Graphic Design of the Radical Press and the Rise of the Counter-Culture, 1964-1974
University of Chicago Press

John G. Cawelti Award
Best Textbook/Primer
Shelly McKenzie
Independent Scholar
Getting Physical: The Rise of Fitness Culture in America
University Press of Kansas

Emily Toth Award
Best Single Work in Women’s Studies (two winners)
Estelle B. Freedman
Stanford University
Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation
Harvard University Press

Julia Twigg
University of Kent, Cornwallis North East
Fashion and Age: Dress, the Body and Later Life
Bloomsbury Academic

Susan Koppelman Award
Best Anthology, Multi-Authored, or Edited Work in Feminist Studies
Justin S. Vaughn and Lilly J. Goren
Boise State University and Carroll University
Women and the White House: Gender, Popular Culture, and Presidential Politics
University of Kentucky

Electronic Reference Award
Eric Hoyt
University of Wisconsin-Madison/Lantern
Lantern, the Search and Visualization Platform for the Media History Digital Library
URL: http://lantern.mediahist.org

Peter Rollins Film Award
Best Documentary
Brad Bernstein
Behind the Music
Far Out Isn’t Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story
First Run Features