The Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program has announced the winners of the 2020 Audre Lorde Writing Prize (formerly known as the Mary Wollstonecraft Writing Award).
Long analytical winners
First: "Far from 'Mortal Danger': The Effects of Intentional Inclusivity in the French Language Classroom" by Rebecca Garbe (Instructor: Dr. Kiki Kosnick)
Second: "The Morphology of Sex: Tracking Change in the Sex Discourse at Augustana College" by Robert Burke (Instructor: Dr. Kiki Kosnick)
Honorable mention: "Disrupting the Androcentric Prison System" by Amber Hanke (Instructor: Dr. Jane Simonsen)
Short analytical winners
First: "Not Queer Enough: How Current Medical School Curriculum is Failing the LGBT+ Community" by Vanessa Iroegbulem (Instructor: Dr. Kiki Kosnick)
Second: "Give Name To The Nameless So It Can Be Thought" by Lalini Shanela Ranaraja (Instructor: Dr. Michelle Wolff)
Honorable mention: "Homeland, Reimagined in The Woman Warrior" by Tran Le (Instructor: Dr. Meg Gillette)
Personal/reflective prose winners
First: "I'm So Lucky To Know You." by Melody Konrad (Instructor: Dr. Kelly Daniels)
Second: "Masked Marginalization" by Moreen Akomea-Ampeh
Honorable mention: "The Bloody Truth" by Elizabeth Fulkerson (Instructor: Prof. Rebecca Wee)
Designed to recognize excellence in scholarship in women, gender and sexuality studies at the undergraduate level, these winning essays displayed excellent liberal arts scholarship and creativity.