The Gary A. Olson Award
Each year at the meeting of the Association of Teachers of Advanced Composition at the CCCC Convention, JAC presents The Gary A. Olson Award for the most outstanding book on rhetorical and cultural theory that year.
Thomas Rickert, Ambient Rhetoric: The Attunements of Rhetorical Being (University of Pittsburgh Press)
Jenny Rice, Distant Publics: Development Rhetoric and the Subject of Crisis (University of Pittsburgh Press)
Bernard Alan Miller, Rhetoric's Earthly Realm: Heidegger, Sophistry, and the Gorgian Kairos (Parlor Press)
Susan Searls Giroux, Between Race and Reason: Violence, Intellectual Responsibility, and the University to Come (Stanford University Press).
Deborah P. Britzman, The Very Thought of Education: Psychoanalysis and the Impossible Professions (State University of New York Press).
David J. Tietge, Rational Rhetoric: The Role of Science in Popular Discourse
Thomas Rickert, Acts of Enjoyment: Rhetoric, Zizek, and the Return of thr Subject
(University of Pittsburgh Press).
Sharon Crowley, Toward a Civil Discourse: Rhetoric and Fundamentalism (University of Pittsburgh Press).
Krista Ratcliffe, Rhetorical Listening: Identification, Gender, Whiteness (Southern Illinois University Press).
Vincent Mosco, The Digital Sublime: Myth, Power, and Cyberspace (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press).
Todd McGowan, The End of Dissatisfaction? Jacques Lacan and the Emerging Society of Enjoyment (State University of New York Press).
Edward Schiappa, Defining Reality: Definitions and the Politics of Meaning (Southern Illinois University Press).
A. Suresh Canagarajah, A Geopolitics of Academic Writing (University of Pittsburgh Press)