The Mary Turner Lane Award

This is a student paper competition established in honor of the late Mary Turner Lane, who founded the women’s studies program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The award will go to the best research paper on women/gender studies or original piece of writing such as personal or argumentative essay, (possibly but not necessarily) completed as one of the requirements of a class taken at LAU (literature, language, social sciences, cultural studies, philosophy, education etc.).

Categories

You can submit your paper under any of these two categories:

Selection criteria

Category 1: creative writing/essay/journalistic piece

Category 2: research paper (undergraduate & graduate levels)

To apply

Paper/study should be submitted electronically to IWSAW at iwsaw@lau.edu.lb, in addition to full name, contact information of applicant, course title/ number, and name of the professor.

The competition, exclusively to LAU students, will be open in Spring 2017!