Awards

OSCLG presents a series of awards each year honoring members for their scholarship, teaching and mentoring, and creative activity. Have a look at each of the drop-down boxes below to see the 2016 winners and details on how to nominate individuals for the 2017 awards.

OSCLG Outstanding Thesis Award

 

 

IMG_3825Leland Spencer presenting the Outstanding Thesis Award to Danielle Corple for her thesis, “‘Beyond the Gender Gap: Understanding Women’s Participation in Wikipedia”

 

The Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG) seeks nominations for outstanding theses concerned with communication, language and gender completed between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. Nominations must come from a faculty advisor; a nomination letter should be electronically submitted to the chair of the award committee between March 1, 2018 and May 1, 2018. After a nomination is submitted by the faculty advisor, the nominated person should submit a pdf of the entire thesis to Elizabeth Nelson, University of Minnesota (enelson1@umn.edu) by June 1, 2018. If you do not receive a confirmation from the award chair within one week of submitting your nomination, please resend your submission. Nomination and submission deadline is June 1, 2018; award decision will be made by August 1, 2018.

OSCLG Outstanding Book Award

 

The Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender seeks nominations for the Outstanding Book Award to be given to an outstanding book concerned with communication, language and gender which was published during the 2017 or 2018 calendar year. Self-nominations are accepted; please note that a nominee can only be the first author on one submission. A brief letter nominating the book should be sent to the committee chair Kathy Denker, Ball State University (kjdenker@bsu.edu) between March 1, 2018 and May 1, 2018. She will then let nominees know of the review committee addresses for mailing individual copies of the book for review by June 1, 2018. The committee chair will mail verification that the nominated book has been received by all committee members and has entered the review process. Initial nomination deadline is May 1, 2018; deadline for books to committee is June 1, 2018; award decision will be made by August 1, 2018.

OSCLG Cheris Kramarae Outstanding Dissertation Award

The Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG) seeks nominations for outstanding dissertations concerned with communication, language and gender completed between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. Nominations must come from a faculty advisor; a nomination letter should be electronically submitted to the chair of the award committee between March 1 and May 1, 2018. After a nomination is submitted by the faculty advisor, the nominated person should submit a pdf of a self-authored summary of approximately 30 pages and a pdf of the entire dissertation to Bren Ortega Murphy, Loyola University (bmurphy@luc.edu). If you do not receive a confirmation from the award chair within one week of submitting your nomination, please resend your submission. Nomination deadline and dissertation submission deadline is June 1, 2017; award decision will be made by August 1, 2017.

OSCLG Anita Taylor Outstanding Published Article or Chapter Awards

 

Elizabeth Nelson presents the Anita Taylor Outstanding Published Article or Chapter Award to Leland Spencer andE. Tristan Booth for their article “Sitting in Silence: Managing Aural Body Rhetoric in Public Restrooms.”

 

The Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG) seeks nominations for outstanding articles or chapters in an anthology concerned with communication, language and gender published between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. Self-nominations are accepted; please note that a nominee can only be the first author on one submission. Send the letter of nomination and a pdf of the nominated article or chapter between March 1, 2018 and June 1, 2018 to Sarah Blithe, University of Reno (sblithe@unr.edu). If you do not receive a confirmation from the award chair within one week of submitting your nomination, please resend your submission. Nomination deadline is June 1, 2018; award decision will be made by August 1, 2018.

OSCLG Creative Expression Award

Shauna MacDonald presents the Creative Expression Award to Heidi Rose for the project entitled “Twin.”

 

The Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG) seeks nominations for outstanding pieces of creative expression—such as artwork in any medium, multi-media project, performance, collection of poetry, work of fiction, or other creative form—that embodies themes of communication, language, and gender. Nominated works must be those that have been publicly acknowledged and recognized with others in a formal outlet such as publication, reviewed performance, or public exhibition between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. Theses and dissertations are not eligible to be nominated for this award. If possible, three copies (or photographs) of the work should be submitted to the committee chair between March 1, 2018 and June 1, 2018. Please do not send original artwork. Self-nominations are accepted; please contact the committee chair with questions regarding suitability for nomination and/or logistical issues with submission. Committee chair: Jennifer Hawkins, University of Wisconsin – Stout (jennifer.morey.hawkins@gmail.com). If you do not receive a confirmation from the award chair within one week of submitting your nomination, please resend your submission. Nomination deadline is June 1, 2018; award decision will be made by August 1, 2018.

OSCLG Outstanding Conference Paper Award

 

Paaige Turner presenting the Outstanding Conference Paper Award to Bethany Johnson and Maggie Quinlan for their paper “This is your job, to me it means the world: Female patients’ perceptions of nurses’ communication during Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (REI) treatment”

 

The Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG) seeks nominations for outstanding conference papers concerned with communication, language and gender presented at a regional, national, or international conference between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. Self-nominations are accepted; please note that a nominee can only be the first author on one submission. Send the letter of nomination and the nominated conference paper via email between March 1, 2018 and June 1, 20178 to Julia Moore, University of Utah (julia.moore@utah.edu). If you do not receive a confirmation from the award chair within one week of submitting your nomination, please resend your submission. Nomination deadline is June 1, 2018; award decision will be made by August 1, 2018.

OSCLG Feminist Teacher/Mentor Award

 

Kathy Denker presenting the Feminist Teacher/Mentor award to Bethany Johnson, E. Michelle Ramsey and Siobhan Smith.

 

The Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG) seeks nominations for its annual Feminist Teacher-Mentor Award. The committee will select one exemplary feminist teacher-mentor who has inspired students and colleagues by modeling feminist ideals of caring, community power-sharing, and commitment while also earning individual and collaborative records of achievement. Nominations are encouraged among academic ranks (to include all levels of professor, adjunct faculty, graduate students, or instructors). The award process involves two stages. At the first stage, the potential feminist teacher-mentor is nominated by letter by a student(s) or colleague(s). The second stage involves additional support and a statement from the nominee; details of this process will be provided by the Committee Chair upon receipt of a nomination. Send the first-stage letter of nomination to the Committee Chair via email Rebecca Dohrman, Maryville University (rldohrman@maryville.edu) between March 1, 2018 and May 1, 2018. If you do not receive a confirmation from the award chair within one week of submitting your nomination, please resend your submission. Additional materials will be due from the nominee on June 1, 2018. Initial nomination deadline is May 1, 2018; submission deadline for materials from nominee is June 1, 2018; award decision will be made by August 1, 2018.

OSCLG Outstanding Undergraduate Paper or Creative Project Award

IMG_3846 Chad McBride presenting the Outstanding Undergraduate Paper or Creative Project Award to Mariann Fant for her paper “A Rhetorical Criticism of the Stanford Rape Letter: A Case for Compulsory Heroism”

The Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG) seeks nominations for outstanding undergraduate papers or projects concerned with communication, language and gender completed between January 1, 2017 December 31, 2017. Nominations must come from a faculty advisor; the letter of nomination and the nominated paper or project should be sent via pdf or other e-mail attachment to Nancy Henaku, Michigan Technological University (nhenaku@mtu.edu) between March 1, 2018 and June 1, 2018. If you do not receive a confirmation from the award chair within one week of submitting your nomination, please resend your submission. Nomination deadline is June 1, 2018; award decision will be made by August 1, 2018.