Congratulations to the Undergraduate Essay and Blogging Contest Winners
The History Department is pleased to announce the 2013 Undergraduate Award winners:
Paul Lietz Award for Outstanding Graduating Senior in History:
History Undergraduate Essay Contest:
First Place: Sarah Shirey, “Child Rearing and Affection in Early Modern England"
Second Place: Dylan LeBlanc, “‘When God Intends a Man to Work’: Seventeenth Century and the Atlantic Language of Modern Individuality”
Third Place: Katie MacKendrick, “Fleet Marriage: The Vegas Wedding of the Early Modern Period”
History Undergraduate Blogging Contest:
First Place: Alexandra Vasilou, “Chicago Japanese American Historical Society Archive”
Second Place: Isa Orozco, “Our Medieval Garden”
Honorable Mention: Winfred Lawrence, “The Swedish American Project”
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