CFP: [Graduate] Student Essay Contest (11/12/07; MAWSA 3/29/08)

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MAWSA 2008 Student Essay Contest

The Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association is pleased to announce the
seventh annual Student Prize for Scholarly Excellence in Women's Studies.

Two awards, underwritten by the Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association
and the Susquehanna University Honors Program, are given annually to one
undergraduate and one graduate student who submit the best previously
unpublished essays on any aspect of women's studies scholarship. Writers of
the winning essays will each receive a $50 cash award and be recognized at
the 2008 MAWSA conference on March 29, 2008, at Penn State University,
Abington College.

Submissions must be received by November 12, 2007.

Applicants should indicate graduate or undergraduate status and submit three
(3) copies of the essay in MLA or Chicago style.

Other criteria include the following:

* Papers should be no more than 20 pages (including notes).

* Papers should be in English.

* Papers may be submitted by e-mail to Dr. Mary Hawkesworth at

Papers may also be submitted via postal mail to:

Mary Hawkesworth
Professor and Chair
Department of Women's and Gender Studies
Editor, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
Rutgers University
162 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901
(732) 932-9331

Submissions must be received by November 12, 2007.

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