Whatley Award

In memory of George Whatley, a founder and early president of the Popular Culture Association in the South, the editor and editorial board of Studies in Popular Culture annually recognize the article published in SPC that in their view best represents the scholarly values Professor Whatley sought for the organization and the study of popular culture.

The 2017 Whatley Award winner is:

The Inconvenient Ancestor:
Slavery and Selective Remembrance on Genealogy Television
by
Matthew Elliott, 
Emmanuel College

Popular Culture/American Culture Association in the South