Social Justice Research Paper Awards

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The University of Louisville’s Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research is sponsoring its 12th annual Social Justice Research Paper Awards.

Students from any discipline are encouraged to apply.

2019 Social Justice Research Awards flyer

2019 Social Justice Research Awards submission form

Deadline to submit papers: April 26 at 4:00 p.m. to Ekstrom Library, Room 258

Electronic submissions may be emailed to: bradeninstitutesocialjustice@gmail.com.

Winning papers announced: May 10, 2019

$300 FOR BEST GRADUATE ESSAY

$100 EACH FOR BEST UNDERGRADUATE ESSAY

REQUIREMENTS
• Engage one or more social justice topics. Preference given to papers engaging race, class, gender, sexuality, religion, peace/conflict, environmentalism, disability, and/or age. Papers do NOT have to be about Anne Braden.
• Undergraduates must use at least 1 source from Braden Institute reading room and/or the Braden Papers in University Archives.
• Graduate students should use books and paper collection if relevant to research topic.
• Paper must be 8-25 pages in length (not including reference pages),12 point double-spaced text.

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