(click on students' names to read winning essays)
Level III Winners: Graduate
Jeffrey J. Hampson, Jr.
"The Origins of Terror in Total Warfare:
Ulysses S. Grant's Campaign in Mississippi"
John Charles Kincheloe
"The Changing Nature of Cherokee Trade:
Cherokee and English Relations, 1673-1776"
"Thomas Caryle's Past and Present
and the Palingenetic Re-Vision of the Chronicle"
Level I Winners:
Freshman and Sophomore
"Winthrop's View of Thomas Paine's
"Broader Relevance in Plath and Sexton"
"The Case For Progress"
Level II Winners: Junior and Senior
Scott W. Perkins
"A Lesser of Two Evils: Iwo Jima, Okinawa,
and Truman's Decision to Drop the Bomb"
"By Any Means Necessary:
Violence and an Active Engagement in Life
in Wright's Black Boy"
Michael T. Skeen
"An Introduction to the Contract Thinking
of John Rawls:
And its Relation to the Original Position"
Sponsored by the College of Arts & Letters Dean’s Office
& the School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication