Best Special Issue

2013
Co-Winners:
American Quarterly for the special issue on “Race, Empire and the Crisis of the Subprime”
Radical History for the special issue on “Water”

Honorable mention: New Literary History on “A New Europe?”

2012
Winner: Biography for the special issue on “Post Human Lives”
Honorable mention: Symploke for the special issue on “Hunger”
Honorable mention: Philip Roth Studies for the special issue on “Roth and Women”

2011
Winner: South Atlantic Quarterly
Honorable Mention: Material Religion

2010
Winners (tie): GLQ: Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies and positions: east asia culture critique

2009
Winner: American Quarterly
Honorable Mention: Radical History Review

2008
Winner: positions: war capital trauma

2007
Winner: African American Review, "The Curse of Caste"
Runner Up: Eighteenth-Century Fiction, "War/La Guerre"
Honorable Mention: Fashion Theory, Vol.11, Issue 2/3

2006
Co-Winners: College Literature, "Cognitive Shakespeare: Criticism and Theory in the Age of Neuroscience"; Representation, "Redress"
Runner-Up: Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, "Thinking through Cinema: Film as Philosophy"
Honorable Mention: Philosophia Mathematica, "Kurt Gödel (1906-1978) on Mathematics and Logic"

2005
Winner: Radical History Review
Runner-up: Public Culture

2004
Winner: Radical History Review

2003
Winner: GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies

2002
Winner: Critical Inquiry

2001
Winner: Poetics Today

2000
Winner: Public Culture

1999
Winner: New Literary History

1998
Winner: American Literature

1997
Winner: Arizona Quarterly

1996
Winner: Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature

1995
Winner: Eighteenth-Century Life, "The South Pacific in the Eighteenth Century: Narratives and Myths"
Runner-up: Women's Studies Quarterly, "Working-Class Studies"

1994
Winner: American Literary History, "Curriculum and Criticism"
Runner-Up: North Dakota Quarterly, "Out of Yugoslavia"

1993
Winner: Social Research
Runner-up: College Literature

1992
Winner: Callaloo, "Haiti, The Literature and Culture"
Honorable mentions: Mosaic, Southwest Review, Strategies, Studies in Twentieth Century Literature, Romance Philology

1991
Winner: Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
Honorable mentions: New Literary History, South Atlantic Quarterly, College Literature

1990
Winner: South Atlantic Quarterly , "The Politics of Liberal Education"
Honorable mentions: Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies, "The New Philology"; New Literary History, "History and..."; Modern Fiction Studies, "Narratives of Colonial Resistance"; Exemplaria, "Reconceiving Chaucer"

1989
Winner: South Atlantic Quarterly, "Displacing Homophobia"

1988
Winner: Critical Inquiry, "The Sociology of Literature"

1987
Winner: New Literary History, "Studies in Historical Change"

1986
Winner: The Southern Quarterly, "Art and Artists: From a Southern Point of View"

1985
Winner: Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, "Feminist Issues in Literary Theory"

1984
Winner: Eighteenth Century Life

1983
Winner: Studies in Romanticism

1982
Winner: New Literary History, "On Convention: I"

1981
Winner: Critical Inquiry