History Department Writing Awards 2010-11
The History Department is accepting submissions for the 2010-2011 writing awards from now until the last day of the spring semester:
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)
2010 winners of the writing awards included:
Carlisle Award: John Ponitus, "Kenya's Female Circumcision Crisis (1928-1931: How the Kikuyu Central Association Found a Following"
Sophomore/Junior Historiography: Jenna Wallace, "Global Feminism or Imperial Discourse: Evaluating British Women's Impact on the Indian Women's Movement"
*Honorable Mention: Bob Hummel, " Batting .300: Baseball in Post-Revolutionary Cuba"
First-Year/Sophomore Analytical Essay: Stephanie Anne O'Rourke, "We Shall Reconstruct"
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 (Fall 2010 or Spring 2011) 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 a $50.00 Bookstore Gift Certificate.
Submission deadline: May6. Early entries happily accepted!