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Discourse article wins Jack Rosenbalm Prize for American Humor!

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Wayne State University Press is pleased to announce that an article from Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture has received the prestigious Jack Rosenbalm Prize for American Humor. Maggie Hennefeld’s article, “Destructive Metamorphosis: The Comedy of Female Catastrophe and Feminist Film Historiography,” appeared in the Spring 2014 issue of Discourse. Awarded by the American Humor Studies Association, the Rosenbalm Prize celebrates “the best article on American humor by a pre-tenure scholar, graduate student, adjunct professor, or independent scholar published in (or accepted for publication in) a peer-reviewed academic journal or book.” Hennefeld’s article can be found on Project Muse, JSTOR , or the Wayne State University digital repository.