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2018 CALL for SUBMISSIONS for Biddy Martin Graduate Prize, and LGBT Studies Undergraduate Prize

LGBT Studies is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Biddy Martin Graduate Prize and 2018 LGBT Studies Undergraduate Prize.

Deadline: Applications are due MARCH 1, 2018

Submission Guidelines: entrants for either prize must be currently enrolled students at  Cornell University. Works submitted for consideration must be your original work produced at any time during your tenure at Cornell. Entrants may submit an essay, artwork, article, thesis chapter, dissertation chapter, etc for consideration.

Email submissions to the LGBT Studies Program Administrator, Trisica Munroe (TDM68) OR drop off submissions to the program main office in 180/182 Rockefeller Hall M-F 9 - 4:30pm.

Prize: Up to $500 cash prize granted to winner in each category.

A faculty committee will review all entries and select the winning entry. Prize winners will be notified in April 2018. 


2017 Winners:

The Biddy Martin Graduate Prize

Amaris Brown, doctoral candidate, Department of Africana Studies
“'The Only Truth That Told a Good Story': Pain and Pleasurable Membranes in Marci Blackman's Po Man's Child (1999)"


2016 Winners:

The Biddy Martin Graduate Prize
Natasha Bissonauth, doctoral candidate, Department of History of Art and Visual Studies
“Sunil Gupta’s Sun City (2010): An Exercise in Camping Orientalism.”

The LGBT Studies Undergraduate Prize
Andy Kim, Industrial and Labor Relations
“Civil Rights, One and the Same: Extending Title VII Workplace Protections on the Basis of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation.”

2015 Winners:

The Biddy Martin Graduate Prize
Lynne Stahl, doctoral candidate, Department of English
“If You Don’t Believe Us, Read the Book”: Queer Feminist Spectatorship and Filmic Tomboy Narrative

The LGBT Studies Undergraduate Prize
Carlos Kong, Comparative Literature
““Flesh of Another Machine”

Other award opportunities: