Nothing Ever Dies Wins the 2017 John G. Cawelti Award for the Best Textbook/Primer

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War wins the 2017 John G. Cawelti Award for the Best Textbook/Primer. This PCA/ACA Award is given for noteworthy textbooks, primers, and scholarly books used in the classroom on Popular Culture and American Culture.

Committee Chair:  Kraig Larkin

kraig.larkin@colby-sawyer.edu

Viet Thanh Nguyen, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War, Harvard University Press, 2016. 384 pgs.

RAY & PAT BROWNE AWARDS

RAY & PAT BROWNE AWARD FOR BEST SINGLE WORK BY ONE OR MORE AUTHORS

David Greenberg. Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency (W. W. Norton, 2016).

RAY & PAT BROWNE AWARD FOR BEST EDITED COLLECTION

Rachel A. Bowser & Brian Croxall (editors). Like Clockwork: Steampunk Pasts, Presents, and Futures (University of Minnesota Press, 2016).

Bruce A. Glasrud & Michael N. Searles (editors). Black Cowboys in the American West: On the Range, on the Stage, Behind the Badge (University of Oklahoma Press, 2016)

Carl H. Sederholm & Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock (editors). The Age of Lovecraft (University of Minnesota Press, 2016).

RAY & PAT BROWNE AWARD FOR BEST REFERENCE/PRIMARY SOURCE WORK

T. Lindsay Baker. Portrait of Route 66: Images from the Curt Teich Postcard Archives (University of Oklahoma Press, 2016).

JOHN G. CAWELTI AWARD FOR THE BEST TEXTBOOK/PRIMER

Viet Thanh Nguyen. Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War (Harvard University Press, 2016).

EMILY TOTH AWARD FOR BEST SINGLE WORK BY ONE OR MORE AUTHORS IN WOMEN’S STUDIES

Nancy Weiss Malkiel. “Keep the Damned Women Out”: The Struggle for Coeducation (Princeton University Press, 2016).

Sarah E. Whitney. Splattered Ink: Postfeminist Gothic and Gendered Violence (University of Illinois Press, 2016).

SUSAN KOPPELMAN AWARD FOR THE BEST ANTHOLOGY, MULTI-AUTHORED, OR EDITED BOOK IN FEMINIST STUDIES

Mary Chapman (editor). Becoming Sui Sin Far: Early Fiction, Journalism, and Travel Writing by Edith Maude Eaton (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016).

Lisa Yaszek & Patrick B. Sharp (editors). Sisters of Tomorrow: The First Women of Science Fiction (Wesleyan University Press, 2016).

ELECTRONIC REFERENCE SITE AWARD

P. Gabrielle Foreman & Carol A. Rudisell, “Colored Conventions” [http://coloredconventions.org/]

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