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WGSS Art and Essay Contest!

 

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program @BGSU celebrates our 40th anniversary in 2018 as the first Women’s Studies program approved within the state of Ohio.

Help us celebrate this milestone by submitting an essay or art project that speaks to the importance of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies in your life, in the BGSU community, and/or in your scholarly and creative work. Submissions in any literary and artistic form are welcome; personal essays, photo essays, collage, and/or academic work is encouraged. Topics include but are not limited to how feminism and feminist ideas have shaped your understanding of issues of equality, sexualities, ability, age, race, class, religion, education, and citizenship as they intersect in our personal and political lives.  

 Guidelines for Undergraduate Submissions:  The paper or art project must:

·       Should indicate which category

·       be composed by a BGSU undergraduate student

·       be solely the work of the author(s)

·       be between 8-10 pages long for an essay

·       conform to MLA, Chicago or APA research documentation guidelines.

·       be submitted no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, February 16th, 2018, to Nicole Marie Cordier cordien@bgsu.edu  with “WGSS Art/Essay Contest” in the subject line

Guidelines for Graduate Submissions:  

The paper must:

·       be composed by a BGSU graduate student

·       be solely the work of the author(s).

·       be between 15-25 pages long for an essay.

·       conform to MLA, Chicago, or APA research documentation guidelines.

·       be submitted no later than 5:00 pm, February 16, 2018, to Nicole Marie Cordier cordien@bgsu.edu with “WGSS Art/Essay Contest” in the subject line

Judging Process:

A subcommittee of WGSS faculty will select the three undergraduate and three graduate   prizewinners in each category (art and essay).  Winners will be notified after the selection process is complete.  First prize is $125, Second prize is $75, Third Prize is $50.  Winners will be honored and present their winning pieces at the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Research Symposium on March 23, 2018.  Questions about the contest should be directed to Dr. Sandra Faulkner, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, sandraf@bgsu.edu

oct-zine

Check out this Zine made by the students of WS2000H here.