Graduate Awards 2010

2013 Graduate Student Award Winners

Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau Award:

Judge: Drs. Ken Dvorak and Phil Heldrich

Michelle Lorimer, University of California Riverside
“Mission Misrepresentation: An Analysis of the Kumeyaay, the 1775 San Diego Revolt, and Current Mission Representation

Computer Culture Award:

Judge: Dr. Judd Ruggill

Jamie Baron, University of California, Los Angeles
“Archival Rhythms: Indexicality, Iconicity, and Historicity in Call of Duty: World at War”

Diana Cox Award for Images of Women:

Judge: Dr. Monica Ganas

Nicole Rebec, University of California, Irvine
“Bringing the Mobile Home: “Highways of Tomorrow,” Domesticities for Today, 1956-1965″

Euro Pop Award:

Judge: Prof. Jack Hutcheons

Kimberly Winschel Banion, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
“Scenes of Eating, Scenes of Reading: “The Disturbing Ambivalences” of Consumption in Edgar Allan Poe’s The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym and Joris-Karl Huysmans’ A Rebours”

Jerry Bradley Award:

Judge: Dr. Nathan Brown

Kellie Salome, Austin College

Michael K. Schoenecke Award:

Judge: Dr. Diana Cox

Tiffany L. Biggers, Northeastern State University
“Grifting an Existential Journey: How Riches Con Authenticity”

Peter C. Rollins Award:

Judges: Drs. Lynnea Chapman King, Rhonda Taylor, and Phil Heldrich

Andrew Jones, Colorado State University Pueblo
“‘Damn It, Jim, I’m a Doctor’: Language, Identity, and Dominance in the Television Series Star Trek”

Phyllis Bridges Award:

Judge: Dr. Melinda McBee

Kimberly Long, University of the Rockies
“Myths, Duty and Faith: Henrietta Szold’s Sulamith & Hadassah”

Post Script Graduate Student Award:

Judges: Drs. Lynnea Chapman King and Tobias Hochscherf

Brent Smith, University of New Mexico
“Reconstructing the Myth of American Superiority: Orientalist Fantasy and Nationalist Anxiety in Iron Man”

Charles Redd Center Award for Western Studies:

Judge: Dr. Dennis Cutchins

No award issued this year

Lawrence Clayton Award:

Judge: Dr. Kenneth W. Davis

No award this year