The New York Society Library has chosen Boulevard of Dreams: Heady Times, Heartbreak, and Hope Along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx by Constance Rosenblum as a winner in the 2009-2010 New York City Book Awards. Founded in 1996, these awards are given annually to books that capture the essence of New York City.
The Metropolitan Chapter of the Victorian Society in America has selected Automats, Taxi Dances, and Vaudeville by David Freeland for the Publication Award for Popular Culture and Entertainment for 2009. The Publication Awards honor individuals and organizations for their work in contributing to the understanding, appreciation and preservation of Victorian heritage within the New York City.
The Pacific Sociological Association has awared the PSA Distinguished Scholarship Awardto Courting Change: Queer Parents, Judges, and the Transformation of American Family Law by Kimberly D. Richman.
The Fat Studies Reader has been selected for the Popular Culture/American Culture Association‘s 2010 Susan Koppelman Award for the Best Edited Volume in Women’s Studies published in 2009. The award will be presented at the PCA/ACA Conference in St. Louis on Friday, April 2.