2013 Award Winners

William M. Jones Award
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
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
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
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

Emily Toth Award
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
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
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
Best Documentary
Jonathan Gayles
Georgia State University
White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic Books 

Ray and Pat Browne Award
Best Single Work
David Thomson
The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Ray and Pat Browne Award
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
Best Reference/Primary Source Work
Sianne Ngai
Stanford University
Our Aesthetic Categories: zany, cute, interesting
Harvard University Press