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2003 Awards
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Twentieth Annual Dissertation Award  
Jose B. Capino, Nortwestern University
"Cinema and the Spectacle of Colonialism: American Documentary Film and (Post) Colonial Philippines, 1898-1989"

Honorable Mention
Paula Amad, University of Chicago "Archiving the Everyday: A Topos in French Film History, 1885-1931."

Kovacs Book Award 
Alison Griffiths
Wondrous Difference: Cinema, Anthroplogy, and Turn-of-the Century Visual Culture (Columbia University Press, 2002). 

Kovacs Essay Award 
Jennifer M. Bean
"Technologies of Early Stardom and the Extraordinary Body," Camera Obscura, 48, 16:3, 9-56. 

Honorable Mention
Lisa Parks
"Satellite Views of Srebrenica: Tele-visuality and the Politics of Witnessing," Social Identities, 7:4, 485-611.   

Honorable Mention
Neil Lerner
"Copland's Music of Wide Open Spaces: Surveying the Pastoral Trope in Hollywood," The Musical Quarterly, 85, no. 3, Fall 2001. 

Student Writing Award
First Place
Patrick Keating, University of Wisconsin, Madison
"From the Portrait to the Close-Up: Gender and Technology in Still Photography and Hollywood Cinematography"   

Second Place
René Burckner, University of California, Irvine
"From the Portrait to the Close-Up: Gender and Technology in Still Photography and Hollywood Cinematography"  

Third Place  
 Hyse Seung Chung, University of California, Los Angeles
"Between Yellowphilia and Yellowphobia: Ethnic Stardom and the (Dis)Orientalized Romantic Couple in Daughter of Shanghai and King of Chinatown"

First Annual Service Award
Virginia Wexman   

Honorary Life Member
Noël Burch

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