Nominations for Second Annual Mr. Pointy Awards

for Buffy Studies Scholarship

2005 Award Winners


Nominations are now closed for the 2005 Mr. Pointy Awards.


Only those who attended last May's Slayage Conference are eligible to vote and will be polled by e-mail.


Long Mr. Pointy:

Jana Riess. What Would Buffy Do? The Vampire Slayer as Spiritual Guide. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004.

Greg Stevenson. Televised Morality: The Case of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.  Dallas: Hamilton Books, 2004

Short Mr. Pointy:

James South, "On the Philosophical Consistency of Season 7" (Slayage 11-12).

Elizabeth Rambo,  “Lessons” for Season Seven of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Slayage 13-14).

David Lavery, “I Wrote My Thesis on You": Buffy Studies as an Academic Cult (Slayage 13-14).

Patricia Pender, "'Kicking Ass is Comfort Food': Buffy as Third Wave Feminist Icon." Third Wave Feminism: A Critical Exploration. Ed. Stacy Gillis, Gillian Howie, and Rebecca Munford. New York: Palgrave-McMillan, 2004: 164-174.

Yael Sherman, "Tracing the Carnival Spirit in BtVS: Feminist Reworkings of the Grotesque." thirdspace 3.2 (March 2004)