Best Paper in Latino Studies

NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS

BEST PAPER IN LATINO STUDIES

DEADLINE: February 15, 2018

 

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Introduction

The Institute for Latino Studies announces its José E. Limón Best Paper in Latino Studies, for written work done on U.S. Latino communities, to support scholarly work by undergraduate and graduate students consistent with the mission of the Institute for Latino Studies.  Through scholarship and teaching, the  Institute for Latino Studies advances understanding of the fastest-growing and youngest population in the United States and the U.S. Catholic Church. At present, 17% of all people in the U.S. and 40% of all Catholics in the U.S. are Latino/Hispanic.  Exemplary papers will be awarded $250 and $500 awards in April 2018.


Undergraduate Student Best Paper $250

Submissions for the ILS José E. Limón Best Paper in Latino Studies are now being accepted for papers by Notre Dame undergraduate students  exploring U.S. based, Latino Studies research topics.  Qualifying submissions may be research papers, thesis, articles, or original essays prepared during the student’s Freshman to Senior years at Notre Dame.  Submissions can be made by current Notre Dame undergraduate students only.  The winning submission will be published on the Institute for Latino Studies website and presented at the annual ILS National Young Scholars Symposium on April 26, 2018, with a $250 prize awarded.

 

Graduate Student Best Paper $500

Submissions for the ILS José E. Limón Best Paper in Latino Studies are now being accepted for papers by any Notre Dame graduate or post-graduate students analyzing U.S. based, Latino Studies research topics.  Qualifying submissions may be research papers, thesis, articles, or original essays prepared during the graduate student’s years of enrollment at Notre Dame.  Submissions can be made by current Notre Dame graduate students only.  The winning submission will be published on the Institute for Latino Studies website, annual report, and presented at the annual ILS National Young Scholars Symposium on April 26, 2018, with a $500 prize awarded.


ILS will accept only one submission per student per submission period, December 15, 2017 to February 15, 2018.  Inquiries should be directed to Idalia Maldonado, ILS Administration & Events Coordinator, at imaldona@nd.edu, (574) 631-4440.  

The ILS José E. Limón Best Paper in Latino Studies submissions and contact information should be directed to Latino@nd.edu by 11:59 p.m. on February 15, 2018.