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Women's Studies Writing Contests

Students are encouraged to submit their papers to the Women's Studies Writing Contests.  The prize for each contest is an award of $100.  Submissions for both contests will be due in April.  Watch the campus-wide emails for further information!

The Nancy fix Anderson Women's Studies Essay Contest

The contest is open to all Loyola Women's Studies minors.  Entries should be non-fiction prose, such as research papers, position papers, reports.  Essays must have been written in a course for academic credit and validated by the instructor of that course to be authentic and original.  Topics can be in any academic discipline, but most concern an issue specific to women or gender.  The essay must have been writing for a course for one of the following semesters:  Spring 2009, Fall 2009, or Spring 2010.

Women's Studies Creative writing contest

The contest is open to all Loyola Women's Studies minors.  Entries may be any work of creative writing, including poetry, fiction or drama.  Entries must be the student's original work, publicshed or unpublished, relating to the subjects of women and/or gender.

Entries for either contest can be sent electronically to our judges:  Cathy Rogers  at crogers@loyno.edu, and Valerie Goertzen at goertzen@loyno.edu.