Dr. Meredith Ward recipient of 2016 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Dissertation Award

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Dr. Meredith Ward of Film and Media Studies is the recipient of the 2016 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Dissertation Award, which is given to the best dissertation submitted to the international organization for film and media scholars. The prize is being awarded at SCMS’s annual conference, taking place between March 30th and April 3rd in Atlanta. Dr. Ward won for her dissertation, “Chatter, Reverberation, and the Static in the System,” which is on the role of noise in American motion picture culture. The award is designed to acknowledge quality and originality of scholarship and research”‘ within the field.