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2004 Awards
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Twenty-First Annual Dissertation Award
Jay Beck
"A Quiet Revolution: Changes in American Film Sound Practices," (University of Iowa, 2003).   

Kovacs Book Award
Peter B. High
The Imperial Screen (University of Wisconsin Press, 2003).

Kovacs Essay Award
Jacqueline Stewart
"Negroes Laughing at Themselves? Black Spectatorship and the Performance of Urban Modernity," Critical Inquiry 29 (2003).   

Honorable Mention:
Michael Curtin "Media Capital: Towards the Study of Spatial Flows," International Journal of Cultural Studies 6 (2) (2003).   

Honorable Mention:
Alison Griffiths
"'Shivers Down Your Spine': Panoramas and the Origins of the Cinematic Reenactment," Screen 44 (1) (2003).   

Student Writing Award
First Place
Sylvia Chong, University of California,Berkeley
"Restaging the Vietnam War: The Deer Hunter and the Primal Scene of Violence".   

Second Place
Jessica Metzler, Florida State University
"Alien Order: The X-Flies, Reality TV, and the Complex Dynamics of National Anxiety".   

Third Place 
Pei-Suin (Jenna) Ng, London
"Virtual Cinematography and the Digital Real: (Dis)placing the Image Between Reality and Simulacra". 

Second Annual Service Award
Janice R. Welsch  

Honorary Life Member
David Shepard

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