The annual Undergraduate Humanities Prize is a $500 cash award to recognize exceptional achievement in a capstone project or senior paper.
This award is only available to CWRU undergradhumanities students. (Click here for a list of the humanities departments and majors at CWRU.)
This year’s deadline is April 25, 2021.
All application materials must be submitted prior to 5:00 PM on this date.
Recent Humanities Prize Winners
|Jillian White (Classics ’21), “Filial Anxiety in the Poems of Sulpicia”|
|Morgan McCommon (Art History ’21), “An Attack on Constantine: Vandalism in the 4th-century Frieze of the Arch of Constantine”|
|Brian Eckert (English ’20), “Dashiell Hammett’s Detectives as Plato’s Ideal Proletariat in Corrupt Capitalist America”|
|Elizabeth Hanna (International Studies and Religious Studies ’20), “The Religious Rhetoric of Othering: Julia Boutros and Lebanese Christian Support for Hezbollah”|
|Sierra Lipscomb (History ’19), “The Price of Black Power: Winston E. Willis and the Fight for Economic Self-Determination in Cleveland, 1960s – 1980s”|
|Ann Wang (English and Music ’18), “Transfering Performativity: Song and Class Mobility in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night“|
|Cullin Brown (Philosophy ’17), “Thinking Like a Farm: Thoughts Towards an Ethos of Careful Construction”|
Chloe Gellert (History ’16), “World War II and Today’s Refugee Crisis in Germany”
|Francesca Langer (History ’16), “Republican Pastoral and Federalist Epic: A Mythology of the First Party System”|
Jason Walsh (Philosophy ’15), “New Readings of Louis Althusser”
|Derek Reinhold (Art History ’14), “Gods of Fire on the Parthenon: Helios and Hephaistos in the East Metopes”|