2013 Writing Competition Winners

Author: Linnie Caye

Congratulations to our Gender Studies Writing Competition Winners

Philip L. Quinn Essay Winner – Zachary Aaron Wendeln

If You Can't Be Gay and Merry: Anchors Aweigh and Altman's Homosocial to Heterosexual Theory

Zachary is sophomore, English Major and Film, Television, and Theater Major who wrote his essay for “The Movie Musical” course taught by Professor Pamela Wojcik.


Genevieve D. Willis Thesis Winner – Kathleen A. Monahan

“Intelligent, Efficient, Industrious, Dishonest, and Dishonorable”:
 Conflicting Views of Working Women in the 1914 Chicago Waitress Strike

Kathleen  is a senior, History Major and Peace Studies Minor who wrote her Senior History Honors Thesis with the Dr. Dan Graff as her advisor.


Gender Studies Graduate Essay Winner – Melissa McCoul

Female Complaints: Circulation, Appetite, and Disease Surrounding The Story of a Modern Woman

Melissa is a PhD English student and Gender Studies Graduate Minor who wrote her essay for “Gender, Print, Modernity” course taught by Professor Barbara Green.

Undergraduate Writing Competition

Graduate Writing Competition