SCMS Queer & Trans Caucus Chris Holmlund Graduate Student Writing Prize

2021 Submission Cycle Now Closed.

Tory Jeffay, PhD student in Film & Media at UC Berkeley, was selected winner of the 2020 Prize for her essay “‘Flat Out’ Formalism: Strong Island as Trans-of-Color Critique,” to be published in our Summer 2021 issue (19.2), and available online here.

Also recognized with Honorable Mentions during our 2020 award cycle:

Joshua Bastian Cole (PhD Candidate, Department of Performing and Media Arts, Cornell University), “Missing Things: The Eerie Allure of Hidden Trans Masculinity in John Carpenter and Rhys Ernst Films”

Erin Nunoda (PhD Candidate at the Cinema Studies Institute, University of Toronto), “On Ephemerality: Tiger Beat and Teenage Time”.

Congratulations to our three 2020 awardees, and thank you to all those who submitted and to our co-sponsors the SCMS Queer and Trans Caucus.