by Diane Blair -- Congratulations to Dr. Karma Chavez (University of Wisconsin-Madison), the 2011 recipient of the Feminist Scholar Award. This recognition is awarded annually by ORWAC for the top essay published in Women’s Studies in Communication. The top honor is selected according to three criteria: theoretical rigor, methodological innovation, and a willingness to take risks and push the envelope in terms of feminist scholarship....[Read More]...
by Heather Canary, Health Comm IG Chair, and Diane Blair, ORWAC President – Here are the top 4 Health Communication papers presented at Anchorage: The Top Paper was “Predicting Pediatricians’ Communication with Parents about the HPV Vaccine: An Application of the Extended Parallel Process Model” by Tony Roberto, Ryan Goei, Janice Krieger, and Mira Katz. […]
ORWAC This year’s recipient of the Feminist Scholarship Award is Sherianne Shuler, Creighton University. Dr. Shuler’s essay entitled “Autoethnographic Emotion: Studying and Living Emotional Labor in the Scholarly Life” was chosen for its innovativeness, riskiness and rigor. In particular, the critical eye that she turns on herself in regard to the construction of an academic […]
Distinguished Service Award: Kenneth Frandsen, U of New Mexico Model Teaching Program Award: Albuquerque Vocational Technical Institute B. Aubrey Fisher Outstanding Journal Article Award: Abhik Roy and Robert C. Rowland for “The Rhetoric of Hindu Nationalism: A Narrative of Mythic Redefinition” Milton Dickens Award for Exemplary Empirical Research: Robert McCann, Hiroshi Ota, Howard Giles, and […]
T’he ORWAC Award for best article in Women’s Studies in Communication was won by Jill Bemie Henke, Diane Zimmerman Umble and Nancy J. Smith (all of Millersville University) for “Construction of Female Self: Feminist Readings of the Disney Heroine.” This article originally appeared in WSCA News, v24, n2. Editor Michael E. Mayer