Submission Requests for the American Studies Program Prizes Due April 8 @ 3:00 p.m.
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Saturday, March 30, 2013
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
All Entries must be recieved by Monday, April 8 at 3:00p.m. Electronic submissions are permitted. Below are
the prizes that will be awarded by the American Studies Program on Honors Day
this year. Seniors working on theses may submit for the American Studies Prize,
and seniors writing senior projects may submit for the Eugene Leach Prize. All studentsmay
submit essays for the Ann Petry Prize.
The Mancall Prize is determined by the faculty.
American Studies Prize,
established by the American Studies Program in 2007, is awarded annually to a
graduating senior for the best thesis that makes an original contribution to
interdisciplinary work in American culture.
The Eugene Leach Prize in American
Studies, established by the American Studies Program in 2011, is
awarded annually to the graduating senior for the best project that makes an
original contribution to interdisciplinary work in American culture.
The Rosamond M.
established in 1991 by family and friends in memory of Rosamond M. Mancall, IDP
’73, is awarded annually to an outstanding member of the junior class who is an
American Studies major.
· Entries should be typed and double-spaced throughout, with the author's
name, campus phone and email appearing on the title page only.
The Ann Petry Book Prize was
established by the American Studies Program in 1992 to honor Ann Petry, the
outstanding African American writer and Connecticut resident. It is awarded to
the junior or senior who presents the best essay on race in American culture
and its intersections with other conditions, especially gender and class.
Submissions may not exceed 25 pages.
· All submissions must be the writer's original work. Papers for courses are welcome, but should be
submitted as clean copies.
· Entrants should retain a copy of their work, as submissions will not be
Please direct submissions toVeronica Zuniga, American Studies
Program Assistant, Seabury Tower 407.
For questions or additional information, call ext. 4228 or email Veronica Zuniga at Veronica.Zuniga@trincoll.edu.