Abraham Lincoln Brigade contest

Charles Brown CharlesB at SPAMCNCL.ci.detroit.mi.us
Sun Feb 11 13:00:18 MST 2001

The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) is pleased to announce the continuing
annual competition for the ALBA George Watt Memorial prizes for the best college
student work about the Spanish Civil War, the anti-fascist political or cultural
struggles of the 1920's and 1930's, or the lifetime histories and contributions of the
Americans who served beside the Spanish Republic from 1937-1938. This work may take
the form of an essay, visual art, video or film, a dance, theatrical work or a musical
composition. Two prizes of $500 each will be awarded each year-one to the best
undergraduate work and one to the best graduate student work on one or more of the
above topics. Work will be judged on the basis of originality and effectiveness of
argument or presentation. The work must have been created to fulfill an undergraduate
or graduate course or degree requirement. Submissions are encouraged from U.S. and
international contestants.

The deadline for receipt of essays is April 1, 2001. Work produced either during the
year of submission or during the previous calendar year are eligible for the
competition. Essays must be at least 5,000 words long to be considered for the prize.
Works in the creative arts should be the result of at least one semester's work.
Applicants should email entries to Eunice Lipton at: eunicelipton at earthlink.net.
Please be sure to include postal address. Audio cassettes, CDs, video tapes and slides
should be sent to: Eunice Lipton, Chair of the George Watt Award Committee, c/o The
Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, 799 Broadway, New York, NY 10003. Alert Ms
Lipton by email that this has been done.

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