Le prix Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize

Le prix Gertrude J. Robinson

Les candidat.e.s au prix Gertrude J. Robinson (« meilleur livre de l’année ») doivent avoir publié une monographie pendant l’année civile précédente et être membres de l’Association canadienne de communication.

Date limite : le 1 février, 2023

Les nominations doivent être envoyées par voie électronique à Tanner Mirrlees, président de l’ACC [tanner.mirrlees@ontariotechu.ca]. Le dossier doit comprendre le titre du livre, l’éditeur et la date de publication, le nom de l’auteur.e, ses coordonnées, et l’université d’affiliation. Veuillez vous assurez de votre admissibilité et les critères de sélection dans ce document.


Nominees for the Robinson Book Prize (“book of the year”) must have published a monograph in the previous calendar year, and be a member of the Canadian Communication Association.

Deadline: February 1st, 2023

Nominations should be sent electronically to the attention of Ghislain Thibault, current CCA President [ghislain.thibault @ umontreal.ca], and must indicate the book’s title, author, publisher, date of publication and author’s complete affiliation and contact information.


Previous winners • Gagnant.e.s précédent.e.s

2003 Michael Dorland and Maurice Charland. Law Rhetoric, and Irony in the Formation of Canadian Civil Culture. University of Toronto Press.

2004. Charles Acland. Screen Traffic: Movies, Multiplexes and Global Culture. Duke University Press.

2005. Peter Van Wyck. Signs of Danger: Waste, Trauma and Nuclear Threat. University of Minnesota Press.

2008. Paul Moore. Now Playing: Early Moviegoing and the Regulation of Fun. State University of New York Press.

2010. Jody Berland. North of Empire: Essays on the Cultural Technologies of Space. Duke University Press.

2011. Peter C. van Wyck. The Highway of the Atom. McGill-Queens University Press.

2012. Neil Gerlach, Sheryl N. Hamilton, Rebecca Sullivan, and Priscilla L. Walton. Becoming Biosubjects: Bodies. Systems. Technology. University of Toronto Press

2013. Bart Beaty. Comics Versus Art. University of Toronto Press.

2014. John Bonnett. Emergence and Empire: Innis, Complexity and the Trajectory of History. McGill-Queen’s University Press.

2015. Mark Munsterhjelm. Living Dead in the Pacific: Contested Sovereignty and Racism in Genetic Research on Taiwan Aborigines. UBC Press.

2016 Nick Dyer-Witheford. Cyber-Proletariat: Global Labour in the Digital Vortex. University of Minnesota Press.

2017. Nicole S. Cohen. Writers’ Rights: Freelance Journalism in a Digital Age. McGill-Queen’s University Press.

2018. Enda Brophy. Language Put to Work: The Making of the Global Call Centre Workforce. Palgrave Macmillan.

2019. Fenwick McKelvey. Internet Daemons: Digital Communications Possessed. University of Minnesota Press.

2020. Nick Dyer-Witheford and Svitlana Matviyenk. Cyberwar and Revolution: Digital Subterfuge in Global Capitalism. University of Minnesota Press.

2021. Cait McKinney. Information Activism: A Queer History of Lesbian Media Technologies. Duke University Press.

2022. Sara M. Grimes. Digital Plagrounds: The Hidden Pollitics of Children’s Play Spaces, Virtual Worlds and Connected Games. University of Toronto Press.