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SAGES University Seminar Essay Award Winners Announced at Celebration of Student Writing and Research December 2016

Posted on January 25, 2017

The SAGES University Seminar Essay Awards recognize the best essays produced by students in their second and third SAGES seminars. Seminar leaders nominate outstanding essays, which are reviewed by a committee of writing faculty. The prize-winning essays are published in a booklet made available at the December Celebration of Student Writing and Research in December. This annual event features presentations and displays created by writers during their Fall SAGES seminars. Both the University Seminar Essay Awards and the Celebration honor the excellent writing produced by students in their SAGES courses.

The Prize Winners for 2015-2016 are:

“Translation in Paradise: The Intersection of Languages and their Impact in Gurnah’s East Africa”
Katherine Steinberg
Written for USSY 285V: Castaways and Cannibals: Stories of Empire; Kristine Kelly (Seminar Leader)

“RBF and the Reluctance to Accept Women’s Anger”
Erin Camia
Written for USSY 289J: Beauty Myths Today; Megan Jewell (Seminar Leader)                   

“Re-fashioning the Field: On Gender and Computer Science”
Jessica Nash
Written for USNA 287P: Women and Science; Barbara Burgess-Van Aken (Seminar Leader)

“Conserving Culture: CBPR as a Framework for Group Research”
Ondrej Maxian 
Written for USNA 287K: Human Research Ethics; Michael Householder (Seminar Leader)

The SAGES University Seminar Essay Awards 2015-2016

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