Le prix Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize


The Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize honors the best book published in Canadian communication studies. The prize is awarded annually by the Canadian Communication Association. The Prize is named in honour of the many contributions of Professor Gertrude J. Robinson to the discipline of communication in Canada and around the world. It was initiated in 1999 by Professor David Taras, then President of the Canadian Communication Association.

Deadline for books published in 2022: Feb. 1, 2023.

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Le prix du livre Gertrude J. Robinson est un prix annuel qui récompense le meilleur livre publié dans le domaine des études en communication canadiennes. Ce prix, décerné par l’Association canadienne de communication, a été créé en l’honneur de la professeure Gertrude J. Robinson de l’Université McGill pour ses contributions importantes au domaine des études en communication au Canada et dans le monde. Ce prix a été créé en 1999 par le professeur David Taras, alors président de l’Association canadienne de communication.

Date limite pour le Prix Gertrude J. Robinson 2022: le 1 février, 2023

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

The 2003 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Michael Dorland and Maurice Charland. Law Rhetoric, and Irony in the Formation of Canadian Civil Culture. University of Toronto Press.

The 2004 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Charles Acland. Screen Traffic: Movies, Multiplexes and Global Culture. Duke University Press.

The 2005 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Peter Van Wyck. Signs of Danger: Waste, Trauma and Nuclear Threat. University of Minnesota Press.

The 2008 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Dwayne Winseck and Robert Pike, Communication and Empire: Media, Markets and Globalization, 1860-1930

The 2009 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Paul Moore. Now Playing: Early Moviegoing and the Regulation of Fun. State University of New York Press.

The 2010 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Jody Berland. North of Empire: Essays on the Cultural Technologies of Space. Duke University Press.

The 2011 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Peter C. van Wyck. The Highway of the Atom. McGill-Queens University Press.

The 2012 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Neil Gerlach, Sheryl N. Hamilton, Rebecca Sullivan, and Priscilla L. Walton. Becoming Biosubjects: Bodies. Systems. Technology. University of Toronto Press

The 2013 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Bart Beaty. Comics Versus Art. University of Toronto Press.

The 2014 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to John Bonnett. Emergence and Empire: Innis, Complexity and the Trajectory of History. McGill-Queen’s University Press.

The 2015 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Mark Munsterhjelm. Living Dead in the Pacific: Contested Sovereignty and Racism in Genetic Research on Taiwan Aborigines. UBC Press.

The 2016 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Nick Dyer-Witheford. Cyber-Proletariat: Global Labour in the Digital Vortex. University of Minnesota Press.

The 2017 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Nicole S. Cohen. Writers’ Rights: Freelance Journalism in a Digital Age. McGill-Queen’s University Press.

The 2018 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Enda Brophy. Language Put to Work: The Making of the Global Call Centre Workforce. Palgrave Macmillan.

The 2019 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Fenwick McKelvey. Internet Daemons: Digital Communications Possessed. University of Minnesota Press.

The 2020 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Nick Dyer-Witheford and Svitlana Matviyenk. Cyberwar and Revolution: Digital Subterfuge in Global Capitalism. University of Minnesota Press.

The 2021 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Cait McKinney. Information Activism: A Queer History of Lesbian Media Technologies. Duke University Press.

The 2022 Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize was awarded to Sara M. Grimes. Digital Plagrounds: The Hidden Pollitics of Children’s Play Spaces, Virtual Worlds and Connected Games. University of Toronto Press.