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Congratulations to our Writing Award Recipients

April 22, 2015 • Categories: Alumni and Students

The Gender Studies Outstanding Essay Award, presented to a Notre Dame undergraduate for an outstanding essay on a topic related to gender studies:
The Philip L. Quinn Essay Prize, presented to a Notre Dame undergraduate for the best academic essay on a topic related to Gender Studies ($100).  This prize is named in honor of Professor Philip L. Quinn who taught in the Notre Dame Philosophy Department for many years and was a generous supporter of the Gender Studies Program.  The funds are provided by the Genevieve D. Willis Endowment for the Gender Studies Program.

 

2015 Recipient

Katie Lee

Major: Economics    Minor: Gender Studies

Graduation date: 2016

Construction and Destruction Masculinity and Violence in America
Capstone Essay Professor: Kevin Burke

 

 

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The Gender Studies Senior Thesis Award, presented to a Notre Dame undergraduate senior for the best senior thesis on a topic related to gender studies:

The Genevieve D. Willis Senior Thesis Prize, presented to a Gender Studies major or minor with the best research paper in the Gender Studies senior thesis course ($150).  This prize is named in honor of Genevieve D. Willis, whose family has provided the Genevieve D. Willis Endowment for the Gender Studies Program.

 

2015 Recipient

Sarah Helen Murphy

Majors in History and in French

Graduation Date: May 2015

Commanding Kinship: The Role of the Family in the Advancement of Antebellum Women’s Education

Advisor: Dr. Catherine Cangany

    

 

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G.Margaret Porter Graduate Writing Prize, presented to a Gender Studies Graduate Minor student for the best essay on a topic related to gender Studies.

The Gender Studies Graduate Writing Prize ($150) is awarded to the best essay by a Gender Studies Graduate Minor student written in the calendar year (January to December).  Submissions can be essays written for a class, or papers presented at conferences.  Chapters of a dissertation and MA papers are not eligible.  Only graduate students enrolled in the Gender Studies Minor may apply.  Papers will be judged by a committee consisting of the Director of Gender Studies and two members of the Gender Studies affiliated faculty.      

 

2015 Recipient

Danielle M. Fulmer
Graduate PhD Peace Studies & Sociology, Gender Studies Minor

Graduation date: May 2021

Local-Global Feminist Translation: Agency and Temporality in the Liberal Peace

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