Book Prize: Susan Koppelman Award/ Feminist Studies in Popular Culture (Deadline: 12.16.2013)

2013 Susan Koppelman Award for Best Anthology, Multi-Authored, or Edited  Book in Feminist Studies in Popular Culture

The 2013 Susan Koppelman Award is sponsored by the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association.

The Award Winner will be announced at the 2014 PCA/ACA annual convention at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, April 16-19, and posted on the PCA/ACA website at, and on/in other appropriate websites, social media, newsletters, and publications.

Books published in 2013 that fit the criteria of best anthology, multi-authored, or edited book in Feminist Studies in Popular Culture are eligible for consideration for this year’s awards. 

Nominations may be made by publishers, authors, editors, reviewers, or enthusiastic readers.

The deadline for receipt of materials to be considered is December 16, 2013.

Please contact the Susan Koppelman Award Committee Chair, Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman for the names and addresses of committee members to whom you should mail copies of a nominated book.

Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman

Chair, PCA/ACA Susan Koppelman Award Committee

Professor of Political Science and American Studies

School of Arts and Sciences

MCPHS University

179 Longwood Avenue

Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Phone: 617-732-2904

Recent Award Winners According to Book’s Date of Publication:

2012. Contested Images: Women of Color in Popular Culture. Edited by Alma Garcia. Lanham, Maryland: AltaMira Press.

2011. Treacherous Texts: U. S. Suffrage Literature, 1846-1946. Edited by Mary Chapman and Angela Mills. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

2010. Black Venus 2010: They Called Her “Hottentot”. Edited by Deborah Willis. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

2009. The Fat Studies Reader. Edited by Esther Rothblum and Sondral Solovay. New York, New York: NYU Press.

2008. Teatro Chicana: A Collective Memoir and Selected Plays. Edited by Laura E. Garcia, Sandra M. Gutierrez, and Felicitas Nuñez. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.

2007. After the Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art. Edited by Eleanor Heartney, Helaine Posner, Nancy Princenthal, and Sue Scott. New York, New York: Prestel Press.

2006. Daughters of Earth: Feminist Science Fiction in the Twentieth Century. Edited by Justine Larbalestier. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press.

Susan Koppelman was the first woman to receive the American Culture Association Governing Board Award for Outstanding Contributions to American Culture Studies. The Women’s Joint Caucus for the American and Popular Culture Associations honored her by the establishment of the annual Susan Koppelman Award for Best Anthology, Multi-Authored, or Edited book in Feminist Studies in Popular Culture. The first award was announced in 1985. Susan Koppelman is a feminist literary historian and is the editor of ground-breaking critical collections of American women’s short stories. She also edited the first anthology of feminist literary criticism.