The winners of the CCTE awards will be published in CCTE Studies, edited by Dr. Moumin Quazi of Tarleton State University.
The Creative Writing section awarded one prize.
The George Nixon Award for Creative Prose went to Dr. Jeffrey DeLotto, of Texas Wesleyan University, for his “Selected Poems.”
They also had two honorable mentions:
Trudi Beckham, of UT: Arlington, for “Water, Falling”
Erin Daugherty, of Abilene Christian University, for “Yellow Lines Between”
Literature, Film, and Popular Culture:
Here are the Awards for Lit/Film/PopCulture:
Robert Adger Law Award for Best Shakespeare Paper: “Where two raging fires meet together”: Constructed Gender Performances of Kate and Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew by Sarah Eason, Abilene Christian University
American Literature Award: Picture Stories in Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God by Cindy M. McClenagan, Wayland Baptist University
British Literature Award: Thinking with Dogs in Charlotte Brontë’s Shirley by Karen Dodwell, University of Texas at San Antonio
World Literature Award: Caribbean Postcolonial Women’s Writing:Bildungsroman in the Diaspora by Mina Sommerville-Thompson, Tarrant County College Northeast
Pedagogy Award for Lit/Film/PopCulture: “Where are the Horse and the Rider?”: An Approach to Using J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings to Teach Medieval Literature in the British Literature Survey Classroom by Sherry Rankin, Abilene Christian University
Rhetoric, Composition, Technical Writing, and Language Studies:
The rhetoric section also awarded several prizes.
Randy Popkin Memorial Award: Dr. Charles Etheridge, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, “Analogy, Aristotle, Aquinas, and the Rhetoric of Belief in the Middle Ages”
Pedagogy: Olga Pahom, Texas Tech University, “Does Instruction Make a Difference in the Adult Acquisition of English as a Second Language”
W. E. Tanner Award for the best graduate paper in rhetoric: Alexa Hernandez, Tarleton State University, “Man Up: The Obsessive Use of Joke in For Whom the Bell Tolls“