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2020 SCMS Awards
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2020 Award Winners

Below, you'll find a preview of the 2020 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

 

First Place

Jinsook Kim, University of Texas at Austin, “Sticky Feminist Activism: The Gangnam Station Murder Case and Sticky Note Activism Against Misogyny and Femicide”

   

Second Place
Kelsey Cummings, University of Pittsburgh, “White Affect: A Case Study on YouTube”


Third Place
Pao-chen Tang, University of Chicago, “When Film Wears the Mask: Joris Ivens's Cinematic Animism”

 

DISSERTATION AWARD

Winner

Rachel Webb Jekanowski, Concordia University, "A Nation of Fur, Fish, and Fuel: Documenting Resource Extraction in Canada"


Honorable Mention

Jennifer Hessler, Bucknell University, “Television Ratings: From Audimeter to Big Data"

 

BEST FIRST BOOK AWARD

Winner

Eliza Steinbock, Leiden University, Shimmering Images: Trans Cinema, Embodiment, and the Aesthetics of Change

 

Honorable Mention

Jennifer Cazenave, Boston University, An Archive of the Catastrophe: The Unused Footage of Claude Lanzmann's Shoah


 

THE KATHERINE SINGER KOVÁCS BOOK AWARD

Winners

Sarah Street, University of Bristol and, Joshua Yumibe, Michigan State University, Chromatic Modernity: Color, Cinema, and Media of the 1920s

 

 

THE KATHERINE SINGER KOVÁCS ESSAY AWARD


Winner

Pansy Duncan, Massey University, “Exploded Views: Early Cinema and the Spectacular Logic of the Explosion”

BEST EDITED COLLECTION

 

Winner

Mark J.P. Wolf, Concordia University Wisconsin , The Routledge Companion to Media Technology and Obsolescence


BEST ESSAY IN AN EDITED COLLECTION

 

Winner

Patrick Brown, University of Iowa, “The Hands of the Other: Media Allegory in Bioshock and The Hands of Orlac” in Beyond the Sea: Navigating Bioshock

 

THE ANNE FRIEDBERG INNOVATIVE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Winner

Alisa Lebow, University of Sussex, Filming Revolution

 

SERVICE AWARD

 

Winner

Bruce Brasell, Independent Scholar

 

DISTINGUISHED PEDAGOGY AWARD

 

Winner

Allison Whitney, Texas Tech University

 

INNOVATIVE PEDAGOGY AWARD

 

Winners

Christian Keathley and Jason Mittell, Middlebury College

 

DISTINGUISHED CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Winner

Charles Musser, Yale University

                 

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