Graduate Student Essay Award 

SAMLA is pleased to accept nominations of outstanding graduate student presentations given at the previous year's conference (SAMLA 89 in Atlanta). The Graduate Student Essay Award includes a $250 honorarium, publication in the South Atlantic Review, and complimentary conference registration for SAMLA 90 in Birmingham (Nov. 2-4, 2018).

Nomination forms are available here. SAMLA will notify nominees and request an edited copy of their paper. The nomination deadline is May 1st. 

Please contact Dan Abitz at samla@gsu.edu or 404.413.5816 with any questions.


 2017 Graduate Student Essay Award Winner
Michelle Sherwin, Florida State University
“The Evolution of Foucault’s Utopic Panopticon: 
Technology and the Creation of a Dystopia in Big Brother