Deadline: Friday, March 21 by 5:00 PM
The African American Studies Program announces a call for submissions for the third annual African American Studies Paper Prize. This award is in recognition of an outstanding research paper or analytic essay written by a graduating senior or a graduating graduate student that addresses the history, politics, arts, experiences or intellectual traditions of African Americans.
GUIDELINES FOR THE SUBMISSION OF PAPERS:
Original papers written for any class, and written at any point in a graduating senior’s academic career at USF, may be considered for the award, as long as the paper centrally addresses the history, politics, arts, experiences or intellectual traditions of African Americans. Only one paper may be submitted per student per year.
Students should submit one paper copy AND one text version as an email attachment (with the header “AFAM Award, Your Name”) saved as a PDF to: Professor Candice Harrison, Director of African American Studies, c/o Keith Powell Kalmanowitz Hall 248 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Include your contact information ON your paper, please.
A group of African American Studies faculty will serve as the selection committee. The paper will be judged on writing, originality, rigor and depth of social analysis. A prize of $150.00 and a certificate will be awarded to the student whose essay is selected for the award.