The Deirdre M. Keenan Humanities Award for Writing Excellence
The Deirdre M. Keenan Humanities Award for Writing Excellence is an annual essay contest recognizing excellence in writing in a humanities-based field. Three winners are selected and granted the following awards:
First place: $200
Second place: $100
Third place: $50
Students present their essays on a special panel at Celebrate Carroll every spring. Celebrate Carroll is Carroll University's signature academic showcase event. Since 2005, the university community has set aside a day every spring to celebrate the academic and scholarly achievements of Carroll students and faculty through oral, poster and visual arts presentations.
Applications are now open for the 2019 Deirdre M. Keenan Humanities Award for Writing Excellence. Please submit your essay by midnight Friday, March 8, 2019. Contact email@example.com for more details.
Rachael Meyer, history major. Faculty mentor, Dr. Abigail Markwyn.
“Constructing an American Indian Racial Identity through the Press: The Quarterly Journal of the Society of American Indians”
Dena Abu-Saif, English and educational studies double major. Faculty mentor, Dr. Deirdre Keenan.
"The Radiating Effects of Rape in Louise Erdrich’s The Round House"
Kelsey Cybell, criminal justice major. Faculty mentor, Dr. Lilly Goren.
“Relating To An Antihero: What 'UnReal’s' Main Characters Represent To Women"