“Shout Out for the Humanities” Contest
YourÂ submissionÂ to this contest should answer such questions as: Why is studying the humanitiesâ€“e.g., history, literature, languages, philosophy, art history, media history, and cultureâ€“important to you? To society? How would you convince your parents, an employer, a politician, or others that there is value in learning the humanities?
Who:Â Enter if you are an undergraduate or graduate student, an individual or team, from any nation.
What:Â Your submission will be judged by an internationalÂ panel of distinguished judgesÂ for message, quality, and impact no matter your medium or format. Possible submissions include: essay (less than 2,000 words), video, digital work, poster, cartoon, song, art, short story, interview. See ourÂ Contest KitÂ for ideas, resources, and tools.
*Special note for digital artists: the contest encourages submissionsÂ in any format or medium, including digital or online ones.
Instructors and Educational Leaders:Â Want to organize a â€œcreativity workshopâ€ to incubate submissions by your students? SeeÂ WorkshopsÂ andÂ Contest KitÂ for ideas. 4Humanities.org will create an online showcase specifically for your studentsâ€™ work.
When:Â Submissions by March 1, 2016.
Prizes:Â Winners will receive the following awards, and will be published on the 4Humanities.org site:
- Undergraduate Students: 1st US$1,000 â€” 2nd US$700 â€” 3rd US$300
- Graduate Students: 1st US$1,000 â€” 2nd US$700 â€” 3rd US$300
– See more at: http://4humanities.org/contest/#sthash.IYRpaaid.dpuf