2013 Award Winners

2013 Award Winners


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

Donna Knaff
Oakridge Institute of Science and Education
Beyond Rosie the Riveter: Women of World War II in American Popular Graphic Art
University Press of Kansas


Susan Koppelman Award for Best Anthology, Multi-Authored, or Edited Work in Feminist Studies

Alma Garcia
Santa Clara University
Contested Images: Women of Color in Popular Culture
AltaMira Press


John G. Cawelti Award for Best Textbook/Primer

Timothy D. Taylor
University of California, Los Angeles
The Sounds of Capitalism: Advertising, Music, and the Conquest of Culture
The University of Chicago Press


Electronic Reference Award

Berg Fashion Library
URL: http://www.bergfashionlibrary.com/
Berg Publishers


Peter Rollins Film Award for Best Documentary

Jonathan Gayles
Georgia State University
White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic Books 


Ray and Pat Browne Award for Best Single Work

David Thomson
The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies
Farrar, Straus and Giroux


Ray and Pat Browne Award for Best Edited Collection

Chris York and Rafiel York
Pine Technical College (Chris York)
Comic Books and the Cold War, 1946-1962: Essays on Graphic Treatment of
Communism, the Code and Social Concerns


Ray and Pat Browne Award for Best Reference/Primary Source Work

Sianne Ngai
Stanford University
Our Aesthetic Categories: zany, cute, interesting
Harvard University Press



William M. Jones Award

William M. Jones Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper in American Culture Presented at the National Conference
Christian Elcock
University of Saskatchewan
“The Psychedelic Movement Beyond the Sixties: Continuity and Discontinuity”


Carl Bode Award

Carl Bode Award for Outstanding Article published in The Journal of American Culture
Ian Reilly
Concordia University
“Satirical Fake News and/as American Political Discourse”
JOURNAL OF AMERICAN CULTURE Vol. 35, Number 3, September 2012



William E. Brigman Award

William E. Brigman Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper in Popular Culture Presented at the National Conference
Brian Welesco
New York University
“Interstitial Reality: Service Tunnels, Steam Pipes, and Glitches in Constructed Works”


Russel B. Nye Award

Russel B. Nye Award for Outstanding Article published in The Journal of Popular Culture
Julia Mason
Florida Atlantic University
“Light for Light’s Sake: Thomas Kinkade and the Meaning of Style”
JOURNAL OF POPULAR CULTURE, Vol. 45, Number 4, August 2012