History Department Writing Awards
Don't forget to submit your paper for:
The History Department Writing Awards
Robert B. Carlisle Research Paper Award
For a 15-25 page paper written for a 300- or 400-level course, including a senior seminar or an independent study SYE (open to History majors and minors only, but closed to History honors projects)
Sophomore/Junior Historiographical Essay Award
For a historiographical essay written for a HIST 299 seminar
First Year/Sophomore Short Analytical Essay Award
For a 5-10 page paper written for a History course at any level (open to majors as well as non-majors)
Past recipients have included:
Melissa Crowley, Mrs. Benedict Arnold: A Historiography of Peggy Shippen
Milan Joseph Sova, Distortion of the American Image: Conformity in the 1950s
To apply, a student must submit three clean copies (not the graded version with faculty comments) as well as an e-copy of the paper to the department secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org) by the award deadline.
Papers written for classes in the current academic year are eligible.
All submissions must have a cover sheet with the following information:
*Submitter's full name
* Paper Title
* Course number and title
* Submitter's contact information
No identifying information should appear beyond the cover sheet.
Each award carries a prize of $50.00
Submission date: last day of spring semester. Early entries happily accepted!