PCAS/ACAS Student Paper Awards

Each year for the conference students are encouraged to submit a completed reading copied of their papers in advance of the conference to compete for the student paper awards.  Executive Council’s Members-at-Large select the best paper in popular culture studies and American culture studies.   These awards are presented at the Friday night reception at the conference.  The 2019 winners are:

Ray and Pat Browne Award for popular culture studies

Emily Lange,
Elon University
“I’m Not Done.  Not Yet.”:  The Interplay of  Gender and Age in Linda Nagata’s The Martian Obelisk

Stephanie A. Graves,
Georgia State University
“I want freedom and power”: Feminism and Queerness in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Roger  Rollin Award for American culture studies:

Case Jaq Jefcoat
University of Southern Mississippi
“Breaking the Binary: The Disneyfication of Gender

Madelyne Snider
Nova Southeastern University
The Witty Warrior Woman: Combating Social Disputes with Comedy & Sisterhood