Congratulations to our 2013 student winners

May 16th, 2013 by Stephanie Margolin

At April’s Library Day festivities, we gave awards to the following students for writing excellence:

The 20th Annual Paul LeClerc Competition for Best Research Papers

100-level undergraduate papers

1st place:
Max Bachhuber, “Straight from the Underground: A Look at Revolutionary Content in Rap”
Instructor: Prof. Wendy Hayden
Course: English 120

2nd place:
Sophia Curran, “Take a Seat: Combating Fraternity Bred Rape and Rape Culture through Education”
Instructor: Prof. Wendy Hayden
Course: English 120

200-level and above undergraduate papers

1st place:
Jonathan Perri, “The Molyneux Question and Its Answers”
Instructor: Prof. Alan Hausman
Course: Philosophy 215

2nd place:
Lauren Prusecki, “All that Glisters Is Not Gold: The Economic-Religious Relations in The Merchant of Venice”
Instructor: Prof. Cristina Alfar
Course: English 352

Graduate papers

1st place:
Sylvia Morse, “Housing in Luanda, Angola: Challenges and Alternatives”
Instructor: Prof. Owen Gutfreund
Course: Urban Geography 787

2nd place:
Sarah Meehan, “Food Manufacturers: Does a Poor Food Safety Profile Indicate an Unsafe Work Environment?”
Instructor: Prof. Franklin Mirer
Course: EOHS MS Program

The Charlotte Katz Millenson Book Review Contest

Undergraduate Level

1st place:
Maria Sava, “A Woman’s Journey of Troubling Times ”
About The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat

2nd place:
Casey Sammon, “The Strength Gained from Belief”
About American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Graduate Level

1st place:
Jeannie Vanasco, “On Valery Larbaud’s A.O. Barnabooh: His Diary, translated by Gilbert Cannan About the book of the same name

2nd place:
Cesar Florencio, “Do You Know Where the Wild Things Are, Tom S?”
About Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

Photos of student prize winners.  Congratulations to all!

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