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2001 Awards
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Eighteenth Annual Dissertation Award 
Frances Guerin, New York University
"In Culture of Light Cinema and Technology in 1920's Germany" 

Eighteenth Annual Dissertation Award  
Mark Lynn Anderson, University of Rochester
"Twilight of the Idols: Male Film Stars"

Kovacs Book Award
Thomas Elsaesser
Weimar Cinema and After: Germany's Historical Imaginary (Routledge Press 2000). 

Kovacs Book Award
Purnima Mankekar
Screening Culture, Viewing Politics: An Ethnography of TV, Womanhood, and Nation in Post Colonial India (Duke University Press).   

Kovacs Essay Award
Charles Musser
"To Redream the Dreams of White Playwrights: Reappropriation and Resistance in Oscar Micheaux's Body and Soul." Yale Journal of Criticism, Volume 12, no. 2, 1999.   

Honorable Mention
Constance Balides
"Jurassic Post-Fordism: Tall Tales of Economics in the Theme Park," Screen, 41, no. 2, 1999.  

Honorable Mention:
Laura Baker
"Screening Race: Responses to Theatre Violence at New Jack City and Boyz N the Hood," The Velvet Light Trap, 44, Fall 1999.  

Honorable Mention:
Alison Griffiths
"To the World We Show: Early Travelogues as Filmed Ethnography," Film History, 11, 1999.  

Student Writing Award
First Place  
Melinda Szaloky, University of California, Los Angeles
"Sounding Images: A Visual Acoustics of Murnau's Sunrise"

Second Place
Marsha Garbrielle Orgeron, University of Maryland
"Making It in Hollywood: Clara Bow and the Cycle of the Fan Magazine."  

Third Place 
Alice Maurice, Cornell University
"The Essence of motion: Figure, Frame, and the Racial Body in Early Silent Cinema."

Fourth Place
 Emily Shelton
"A Star is Porn: Corpulence, Comedy, and the Homosocial Cult of Adult Film Star Ron Jeremy"   

Honorary Life Member
Laura Mulvey

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