The PCA Award Season will be heating up in the next few weeks. Some of the award committees are seeking additional members. If you are interested in applying, please submit a CV and brief letter of application to Brenda Boudreau at by September 11.

Please make it clear which committee you are applying for. Members of awards committees must be current conference year (2021) PCA members. 

  • Kathy Merlock Jackson Dissertation Award (looking for one new member)
  • John G. Cawelti Award for the Best Textbook/Primer (looking for two new members)
  • Peter C. Rollins and Susan W. Rollins Award for the Best Documentary Film (looking for two new members)
  • Ray and Pat Browne Award for Best Edited Reference/Primary Source in Popular and American culture  (looking for one new member)
  • Carl Bode Award for the Outstanding Article Published in the Journal of American Culture (looking for two members)