Past Winners

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Undergraduate Writers’ Conference
Spring 2009
Award  Winners
Tuesday, April 1, 2009

Professional Writing

Honorable Mention:

Andrew Pouw
“Viral Panic: The Paranoid Style in Microbiological Discourse”

Second Prize:

Kunal Bambawale
“Funny but Futile: Why Racial Humor is a Joke”

First Prize:

Nicolette Omoile
“The Intersectionality of Sasha Fierce: A Look into Beyonce Knowles, ‘Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)’ ”


Analytical Essay

Honorable Mention:

William Sohigian
“Law and Order: Special Victims Unit – An Incomplete Rape Discourse”

Second prize:

Anthony Catalano
“The Insufficiency of Tradition: The Plotinian and Irenaean Attempts to Refute the Gnostic Claims”

First prize:

Jason Lipshin
“Hollywood Extras: "Seeing" and "Being Seen" in Pre-Stonewall Gay and Lesbian Cinema”


Researched Essay

Honorable Mention:

Regina Pritchett
“Highly Publicized: The Role of Public Space in the Generation of Social Capital”

Second Prize:

Stefanie Demetriades
“Parallels and Paradoxes: Western Intervention in Middle Eastern Governance”

First Prize:

David (Brandon) Fite
“Quis Hoc Vult?: An Exploration of the Role of Pope Urban II and the Causes behind the Commencement of the First Crusade”


Creative Work

Honorable Mention:

Andrew Ramirez
short story, “Moving On”

Honorable Mention:

Cody Marion
screenplay, “Heat”

Second Prize:

Taylor Friedman
short story, “Special”

First Prize:

Hannah Kim
short story, “Listen”