2014 Award Winners

2014 Award Winners

Ray and Pat Browne Awards

Ray and Pat Browne Award for Best Single Work

David Shields
University of South Carolina
Still: American Silent Motion Picture Photography
University of Chicago Press


Ray and Pat Browne Award for 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 for 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 for Best Textbook/Primer

Shelly McKenzie
Independent Scholar
Getting Physical: The Rise of Fitness Culture in America
University Press of Kansas


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

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 for 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 for Best Documentary

Brad Bernstein
Behind the Music
Far Out Isn’t Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story
First Run Features

Journal of American Culture

William M. Jones Award

William M. Jones Award for 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

Carl Bode Award for 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.


Journal of Popular Culture

William E. Brigman Award

William E. Brigman Award for 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

Russel B. Nye Award for 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.