We are delighted to announce Olivia Stowell (University of Michigan) has been awarded the winner of the 2022 TV SIG Grad Essay Contest!
“‘It’s Top Chef, Not a Personality Contest’: Grammars of Stereotype, Neoliberal Logics of Personhood, and the Performance of the Racialized Self in Top Chef: New York,” Olivia Stowell, University of Michigan
Congratulations as well to the 2022 cycle’s finalists!
“Making a ‘Hate-Watch’: Netflix’s Indian Matchmaking and the Stickiness of ‘Cringe Binge TV’,” Suryansu Guha, University of California, Los Angeles
“These Are the Showrunners’ Stories: An Analysis of Law & Order: SVU‘s Cultural Authors,” Lauren Sowa, University of Southern California
Authors must be registered members of the Television SIG and graduate students for the 2021 – 2022 academic year.