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2005 Awards
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Twenty-Second Annual Dissertation Award
Sylvia Chong
"The Oriental Obscene: Violence and the Asian Male Body in American Moving Images in the Vietnam Era, 1968-1985," (University of California, Berkeley, 2004). 

Honorable mention:
Guo-Juin Hong
"Cinematograph of History: Post/Colonial Modernity in 1930s Shanghai and New Taiwanese Cinema since 1982," (University of California, Berkeley, 2004). 

Kovacs Book Award
Amy Villarejo
Lesbian Rule: Cultural Criticism and the Value of Desire (Duke University Press, 2003).

Honorable Mention
Edward Dimenberg
Film Noir and the Spaces of Modernity (Harvard University Press, 2004)

Honorable mention:
Lee Grieveson
Policing Cinema: Movies and Censorship in Early-Twentieth-Century American (University of California Press, 2004). 

Kovacs Essay Award
Matthew Bernstein
"Oscar Micheaux and Leo Frank: Cinematic Justice Across the Color Line," Film Quarterly 57:4 (Summer 2004).

Student Writing Award
First Place
Salome Aguilera Skvirsky
"The Price of Heaven: Remaking Class Politics in All That Heaven Allows, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, and Far from Heaven" 

Second Place
Hye-Seung Chung
"The Audience Who Knew Too Much: Oriental Masquerade and Ethnic Recognition among Asian Americans" 

Third Place
Emily Susan Carman
"Stardoms of Independence: Female Film Stars and the Studio System in the 1930s

Third Annual Service Award
Vivian Sobchack 

Honorary Life Members
Pearl Bowser and Stuart Hall

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