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ANN: SHCY Fass-Sandin Best Article Prize (English) for 2017

Fass-Sandin Best Article Prize (English) for 2017 Awarded!

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Brian Rouleau who has been awarded the 2017 Fass-Sandin Best Article Prize (English) for his article: " 'In Praise of Trash':  Series Fiction Fan Mail and the Challenges of Children's Devotion."  Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 9 (Fall 2016):  403-423. 

The prize committee was unanimous in its selection of Dr. Rouleau’s article. The committee’s citation reads:

Author: 
Pamela Robertson Wojcik
Reviewer: 
Barbara Brickman

Brickman on Wojcik, 'Fantasies of Neglect: Imagining the Urban Child in American Film and Fiction'


Pamela Robertson Wojcik. Fantasies of Neglect: Imagining the Urban Child in American Film and Fiction. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-6447-0.

Reviewed by Barbara Brickman (University of Alabama)
Published on H-Childhood (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Meredith Bak

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