WGS Announces the 2013 Essay Contest Winners

Friday, May 10, 2013

Women, Gender & Sexuality announces the award winners for best undergraduate and graduate essays focused on women, gender and/or sexuality.
 
ELIZABETH CADY STANTON AWARD WINNERS
Nathan Cunningham - B.A. in History and English Language & Literature, Minor in African Studies, 2013 - “Thinking Outside the Mosque: How Swahili Muslim Women of the Colonial Period Managed Agency in Everyday Life”
Emily Olsen - B.A. in English Language & Literature, 2013 - “The Resurrection of Sylvia Plath: Rewriting the Eden Myth in Ariel: The Restored Edition”  
 
ZORA NEALE HURSTON AWARD WINNER
Jennifer Le Zotte - Ph.D. Candidate in History - “I Couldn’t Even Shop When I Wanted To!”: Garage Sales and the American Postwar Household
 
ZORA NEALE HURSTON – HONORABLE MENTION
Allison Libbey - Ph.D. Candidate in Spanish, 2013 - "Breaking the Silence: Literary Testimony about Rape in Post-Dictatorial Chile”