2017 PCA/ACA Awards
Journal of American Culture
William M. Jones Award – Outstanding Graduate Student Paper in American Culture Presented at the National Conference
Stephanie Patrick, “Breaking Free: Female Domesticity in ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’”
Carl Bode Award – Outstanding Article Published in The Journal of American Culture
Jennifer Reed, “Queering Eleanor Roosevelt” Vol. 39:1 (March 2016).
Journal of Popular Culture
William E. Brigman Award – Outstanding Graduate Student Paper in Popular Culture Presented at the National Conference
Eric Murnane, “A Model for Conscientious: The Moral Tightrope of StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void”
Brooke Bennett, “The Underlying Ideologies of Race and Gender: The Zombie Apocalypse in Telltale’s The Walking Dead: Season One”
Russel B. Nye Award – Outstanding Article Published in The Journal of Popular Culture
Doreen Thierauf, “Forever After: Desire in the 21st-Century Romance Blockbuster”, Vol. 49:3 (June 2016).
Ray & Pat Browne Awards
Ray & Pat Browne Award for Best Single Work by One or More Authors in Popular Culture and American Culture
David Greenberg. Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency (W. W. Norton, 2016).
Ray & Pat Browne Award for Best Edited Collection in Popular Culture and American Culture
Rachel A. Bowser & Brian Croxall (editors). Like Clockwork: Steampunk Pasts, Presents, and Futures (University of Minnesota Press, 2016).
Bruce A. Glasrud & Michael N. Searles (editors). Black Cowboys in the American West: On the Range, on the Stage, Behind the Badge (University of Oklahoma Press, 2016)
Carl H. Sederholm & Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock (editors). The Age of Lovecraft (University of Minnesota Press, 2016).
Ray & Pat Browne Award for Best Reference/Primary Source Work in Popular Culture and American Culture
T. Lindsay Baker. Portrait of Route 66: Images from the Curt Teich Postcard Archives (University of Oklahoma Press, 2016).
John G. Cawelti Award for the Best Textbook/Primer in Popular and American Culture
Viet Thanh Nguyen. Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War (Harvard University Press, 2016).
Emily Toth Award for Best Single Work by One or More Authors in Women’s Studies
Nancy Weiss Malkiel. “Keep the Damned Women Out”: The Struggle for Coeducation (Princeton University Press, 2016).
Sarah E. Whitney. Splattered Ink: Postfeminist Gothic and Gendered Violence (University of Illinois Press, 2016).
Susan Koppelman Award for the Best Anthology, Multi-Authored, or Edited Book in Feminist Studies in Popular and American Culture
Mary Chapman (editor). Becoming Sui Sin Far: Early Fiction, Journalism, and Travel Writing by Edith Maude Eaton (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016).
Lisa Yaszek & Patrick B. Sharp (editors). Sisters of Tomorrow: The First Women of Science Fiction (Wesleyan University Press, 2016).
Electronic Reference Site Award
P. Gabrielle Foreman & Carol A. Rudisell, “Colored Conventions” [http://coloredconventions.org/]