Share your expressions and experiences about the return to campus while contending with an ongoing pandemic and a turbulent social landscape in the midst of your academic studies.
The Center for Studies on Africa and Its Diaspora (CSAD), in partnership with the Department of English and College of Arts, announces its inaugural student contest of artistic expression.
Students are asked to reflect upon the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic amidst the continuing climate of racially motivated social unrest, especially as it pertains to their scholarly efforts and educational goals and to conceptualize their contemplations into written, audio-visual, or fine art manifestations.
All submissions will be valued for the contribution they make to our collective understanding of this unique moment in our national history and in our university setting and for the top three winners in each category (written arts, visual arts, and performance/video arts), prizes will be awarded.
Submissions will be judged on the innovation of the ideas and the quality of the work.
Additional Submission Guidelines by Category
Video submissions: Video submissions cannot exceed five minutes.
Art Work: One piece of artwork (painting, sculpture, photography, etc.) can be submitted.
Written Work: Pieces of fiction or non-fiction cannot exceed 4,000 words. A maximum of five poems can be submitted.
1st prize: $250
2nd prize: $100
3rd prize: gift card
All three prizes will be awarded for each category.
Submission Link and Deadline
The deadline for contest submissions is Friday, February 28, 2022. Submit your entry at https://bit.ly/csadreflectionscontest.
Winners will be announced at the next CSAD student town hall in March 2022.
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