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 Friday, April 23, 2021.
All application materials must be submitted prior to 5:00 PM on this date.
Recent Humanities Prize Winners
|Elizabeth Hanna, International Studies and Religious Studies ’20, “The Religious Rhetoric of Othering: Julia Boutros and Lebanese Christian Support for Hezbollah”|
|Brian Eckert, English ’20, “Dashiell Hammett’s Detectives as Plato’s Ideal Proletariat in Corrupt Capitalist America”
|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”|