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Duke University Libraries Research and Writing Prizes Reception

Join for refreshments and the opportunity to honor the winners of the Libraries' Research and Writing Prizes: 

The Lowell Aptman Prizes
The Aptman Prizes are awarded to undergraduates whose research makes excellent use of the general library collections and services. 

  • Hanna Watson for “Seeking Canaan: Marcus Garvey and the African American and South African Search for Freedom."
  • Chloe Ricks for  "'Last Stop Destination': Poverty, Anti-Blackness, and  University Education in the Mississippi Delta and the Baixada Fluminense.” 

The Ole R. Holsti Prize
The Holsti Prize is awarded to undergraduate students who exhibit excellence in the field of political science and public policy research.

  • Anna Katz for "The Road to the White (Nationalist) House: Coded Racial Appeals in Donald Trump’s Presidential Campaign.

The Chester P. Middlesworth Awards
The Middlesworth Awards recognize students whose research makes use of the primary sources and rare materials held in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

  • Gabrielle Stewart for “Rostovtzeff and the Yale Diaspora: How Personalities and Communities Influenced the Development of North American Papyrology.” 
  • Andrew Tan-Delli Cicchi for “Neighbors: A Narrative and Visual History of Duke’s Influence on Durham’s Low-Income Housing.” 
  • Hanna Watson for “Seeking Canaan: Marcus Garvey and the African American and South African Search for Freedom.”

The Rudolph William Rosati Creative Writing Award
The Rosati Creative Writing Award is given in recognition of an outstanding work of creative writing by undergraduate students.

  • Valerie Muensterman for a collection of plays called “Ditch”
  • Vivian Lu for a collection of short stories called “Triptych”
  • Alex Bressler for a series of vignettes called “Reports from South Texas, 1995-1999”
  • Samantha Meyers for a play called “BLUE”

Date:
Friday, October 19, 2018
Time:
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Rubenstein Library 249 (Carpenter Conference Room)
Campus:
West Campus
Categories:
Public Event  

Event Organizer

Kate Collins