Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Announcing the First Annual Essay Competition

Please alert your CUNY students to this essay competition sponsored by the Eighteenth-Century Reading Room.

First Prize $500
Second Prize $300
Third Prize $200

This essay competition is open to all undergraduate and masters CUNY students of any discipline.


- Research should center on at least two resources housed in the Eighteenth-Century Reading Room
- Essays must be eight to ten pages in length (double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman) and properly cited according to MLA or Chicago standards
- Submissions are due in the Reading Room by May 25, 2006, by regular mail, email, or hand delivery.
- Essays that have fulfilled a classroom assignment as well as the above requirements are eligible.

Prize winners will be honored at a fall 2006 reception in the Reading Room and their essays will be published on this blog.

For further information, please contact us. Students should email or call us to set up a time to visit the Reading Room. We will be available to guide students to potential research topics.

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