[KB] Call for Nominations, Kenneth Burke Society Awards

HERBERT W. Simons hsimons at temple.edu
Fri May 26 22:46:45 EDT 2017


I nominate Ed Appel, author of a recent book on KB and dedicated Burke
scholar.

Posthumously I nominate Trevor Melia for a lifetime achievement award.

On Fri, May 26, 2017 at 5:34 PM, David Blakesley <dblakes at clemson.edu>
wrote:

> *DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JUNE 5*
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>
>
> *Call for Nominations for the 10th Triennial Kenneth Burke Society Awards*
>
> At its triennial conference, the Kenneth Burke Society gives three awards
> to KBS members who exemplify high standards in Burkean scholarship and
> service, as chosen by the membership and past awardees. Please send *by Monday
> June 5**, 2017* your nomination recommendations for the 2017 awards to
> conference organizers at *kbsconference2017 at gmail.com*
> <kbsconference2017 at gmail.com>. *Include in your email the name of the
> nominee or nominees, the award(s) for which you are recommending them, and
> a brief statement of why they deserve the award.* Self-nominations are
> welcome. Award categories are as follows:
>
> The *Lifetime Achievement Award* recognizes extraordinary achievement in
> Burke studies. Lifetime Achievement nominees must have been members for at
> least fifteen years or, in cases where membership records are unclear, must
> have attended the triennial conference five times and/or served the Society
> as an officer, conference planner, etc. Previous recipients are Leland
> Griffin (1990); William Rueckert (1993); Bernard Brock (1993); James
> Chesebro (1999); Tim Crusius (2002); Jack Selzer (2005); Wayne Booth,
> Michael Burke, Julie Whitaker (2008); Bryan Crable (2011); James Klumpp
> (2014).
>
> The *Distinguished Service Award* recognizes extraordinary service to the
> Society. Distinguished Service nominees must have been members for at least
> fifteen years or, in cases where membership records are unclear, must have
> attended the triennial conference five times and/or served the Society as
> an officer, conference planner, etc. Previous recipients include James
> Chesebro (1993), Dale Bertelson (1996), Robert Wess (1999), Clarke Rountree
> (2002), David Blakesley (2005), Mark Huglen (2008), Ann George (2011).  *Please
> send nominations for this Award directly to Clarke Rountree*:
> rountrj at uah.edu.
>
> The *Emerging Scholar Award* recognizes the promise of a Burke scholar
> who has published in the field of Burke students as a graduate student or
> assistant professor (or, for independent scholars or non tenure-track
> faculty, within his/her first 6-9 years of work). The Emerging Scholar
> nominee may be a new Society member. Previous recipients include Debra
> Hawhee (2002), Ryan Weber and Nathaniel Rivers (2005), Elizabeth Weiser
> (2008), Kyle Jensen (2011), Kris Rutten (2014).
>
> *Judges* for the 2017 awards are:
>
> *Lifetime Achievement Award:  *Jack Selzer, Bryan Crable, Jim Klumpp
>
> *Distinguished Service Award*:  Bob Wess, Clarke Rountree, Ann George
>
> *Emerging Scholar Award*:  Liz Weiser, Kyle Jensen, David Blakesley
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Herbert W. Simons, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor of Communication
Dep't of  Strategic Communication, Weiss Hall 215
Temple University, Philadelphia 19122
Home phone: 215 844 5969
http://astro.temple.edu/~hsimons
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