2019 Award Winners
Below, you'll find a preview of the 2019 SCMS Award Winners, with photos to be added after the conference in Seattle. Please join us at this year’s Awards Ceremony to celebrate their outstanding achievements!
STUDENT WRITING AWARD
Maureen Mauk, University of Wisconsin-Madison, “Politics is Everybody’s Business: Resurrecting Faye Emerson, America’s Forgotten First Lady of Television”
Allain Daigle, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, “Modern Glass: Zeiss and the Industrialization of Vision”
Cassandra Guan, Brown University, “Critique of Flowers: Ecology and Affect in the Era of Technical Reproduction”
Jordan Schonig, University of Chicago, “Cinema’s Motion Forms: Film Theory, the Digital Turn, and the Possibilities of Cinematic Movement”
BEST FIRST BOOK AWARD
Aubrey Anable, Playing With Feelings: Video Games and Affect (University of Minnesota Press, 2018).
THE KATHERINE SINGER KOVÁCS BOOK AWARD
Susan Murray, Bright Signals: A History of Color Television (Duke University Press, 2018).
THE KATHERINE SINGER KOVÁCS ESSAY AWARD
Aswin Punathambekar and Sriram Mohan, “A Sound Bridge: Listening for the Political in a Digital Age,” International Journal of Communication, Vol. 11 (2017): 4610-4629.
BEST EDITED COLLECTION
Joshua Neves and Bhaskar Sarkar, Asian Video Cultures: In the Penumbra of the Global (Duke University Press, 2017).
BEST ESSAY IN AN EDITED COLLECTION
Nilo Couret, “Enduring Art Cinema” in The Routledge Companion to Latin American Cinema, eds. Marvin D’Lugo, Ana M. López, Laura Podalsky (Routledge, 2017).
THE ANNE FRIEDBERG INNOVATIVE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Shannon Mattern, Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media (University of Minnesota Press, 2017).
Aviva Dove-Viebahn, Arizona State University
Charlie Keil, University of Toronto
DISTINGUISHED CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Donald Crafton, University of Notre Dame