1983 NCA Award Winners
Charles H. Woolbert Research Award
- Ernest Bormann, “Fantasy & Rhetorical Vision: The Rhetorical Criticism of Social Reality.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 58 (1972): 396-407.
Franklyn S. Haiman Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Freedom of Expression
- Josina Makau, “Judicial Invention in First Amendment Governmental Regulation Cases,” Free Speech Yearbook 22 (1983): 1-19.
Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards
- J. Michael Hogan, University of Wisconsin. “The ‘Great Debate’ over Panama: An Analysis of Controversy Over the Carter-Torrijos Treaties of 1977,” (Stephen E. Lucas, advisor).
- Curtis S. Jacobs, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. “The Rhetoric of Witnessing and Heckling: A Case Study in Ethnorhetoric,” (David Swanson, advisor).
Golden Anniversary Book Award
- Charles R. Berger and James J. Bradac, Language and Social Knowledge: Uncertainty in Interpersonal Relations (Edward Arnold, 1982).
James A. Winans-Herbert A. Wichelns Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Rhetoric and Public Address
- Michael C. Leff, “Topical Invention and Metaphoric Interaction,” Southern Speech Communication Journal 47 (1983): 214-229.
- Robert Newman, “The Self-Inflicted Wound: The China White Paper of 1949,” Prologue 14 (1982):141-156.
Karl R. Wallace Memorial Award
- Raymond S. Rodgers
Robert J. Kibler Memorial Award
- Thomas Benson
Samuel L. Becker Distinguished Service Award
- Wallace Bacon