2011 Award Winners

2011 Award Winners

Ray and Pat Browne Awards

Ray and Pat Browne Award for Best Single Work

Erika Doss
Memorial Mania: Public Feeling in America 
The University of Chicago Press, 2010


Ray and Pat Browne Award Best Edited Collection

Maria del Pilar Blanco and Esther Peeren
Popular Ghosts: The Haunted Spaces of Everyday Culture
Continuum, 2010


Ray and Pat Browne Award Best Reference/Primary Source Work                              

Jason W. Stevens
God-Fearing and Free: A Spiritual History of America’s Cold War
Harvard University Press, 2010


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

Deborah Willis
Black Venus 2010: They Called Her “Hottentot”
Temple University Press, 2010


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

Megan Sweeney
Reading Is My Window: Books and the Art of Reading in Women’s Prisons 
University of North Carolina Press, 2010


Electronic Reference Award

Quilt Index
A partnership of MATRIX, Michigan
State University Museum and the Alliance for American Quilts


John G. Cawelti Award for Best Textbook/Primer 

Daniel T. Rodgers
Age of Fracture
Harvard University Press, 2011


Peter Rollins Film Award for Best Documentary

Sasha Waters Freyer
Chekov for Children


Journal of Popular Culture

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

Judy Shoaf
Queer Dress and Biased Eyes: The Japanese Doll on the Western Toyshelf


William E. Brigman Award

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

Aishwarya Ganapathiraju
Urban Retro-Futuristic Masculinities in China Mieville’s Perdido Street Station


Journal of American Culture

Carl Bode Award

Carl Bode Award for Outstanding Article published in The Journal of American Culture
Angela F. Keaton
“Backyard Desperadoes: American Attitudes Concerning Toy Guns in the Cold War Era”


William M. Jones Award

William M. Jones Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper in American Culture Presented at the National Conference
Kimberley Kutz
“Chief of a Nation of Ghosts: Images of Abraham Lincoln’s Spirit in the Immediate Post-Civil War Period