Winners of the Third Annual Mr. Pointy Award

for Buffy Studies Scholarship

 

The winners of the 2006 Mr. Pointy Awards for Buffy Studies Scholarship have been chosen. All the nominees are listed below. To see the winners of the 2005 Mr. Pointy Awards, go here. To see the winners of the 2004 Mr. Pointy Awards, go here.

 

 

Nominees

Long Mr. Pointy:

Jes BattisBlood Relations: Chosen Families in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel (McFarland)

Lorna JowettSex and the Slayer (Wesleyan University Press)

Stacey Abbott, ed. Reading Angel: The The TV Spin-Off with a Soul (Tauris)

Nominees

Short Mr. Pointy:

Jennifer Hudson“‘She’s Unpredictable’: Illyria and the Liberating Potential of Chaotic Postmodern Identity” (American Popular Culture)

Janet Halfyard“Singing Their Hearts Out: Performance, Sincerity and Musical Diegesis in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Slayage)

Richard Albright“‘Breakaway pop hit . . . book number?’: Once More, with Feeling and Genre” (Slayage)