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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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