CEAH Student Contest
Submission Deadline: CLOSED
Award Announcement: March 2009
The Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (CEAH)
invites ISU students, graduate and undergraduate, to Imagine Iowa in photos
and words. The
winner will receive $1000 deposited into their UBill account, and the
winning entry will be displayed at the Memorial Union and on the CEAH Web
Support for this contest is generously offered by the Greenlee School
of Journalism and Communication.
To see how faculty are Imagining Iowa click here or click on the Public Scholarship link
on the left hand side of the page.
Topics may include, to give a few examples, the effect of the
emerging bio-economy on Iowa's people, towns, and land;
imagining Iowa as a multicultural, global community; changes in industry in
the state and its effect on Iowans; poverty in Iowa;
architecture in Iowa, the virtual vs. technological landscape of Iowa,
imagining Iowa's future, etc.
Submissions will be judged in terms of their aesthetic appeal, the
richness of the interplay between photos and words, and the works
effectiveness as social commentary.
Judges will include students and faculty from the Greenlee School, College
of Design, and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Submissions should include 12 to 15 photographs, accompanied by no more
than six pages of words (doubled-spaced in 12 point font). All photographs
must be original. Computer editing programs may be used. The text (words) accompanying the photos may take a variety of forms, such
as a photo essay, a photo story, a photo satire, or a photo fantasy. Entries
must include one set of 8x10 or 8.5x11 prints and a total,
with photos and text (words), of no more than 21 pages. Electronic entries
will not be accepted. Students may submit only one entry either as individuals or as teams with the
understanding that if a team wins, the $1000 prize must be shared.
Submissions are due at 3 p.m. on Monday, January 12, 2009, the first
day of spring semester, at 171
The winner will be announced in March 2009, and the winning entry will be
displayed at the Memorial Union in Fall 2009.
If you have questions, please contact Sandra Norvell, CEAH Program Assistant
at 294-1594 or by e-mail: snorvell@ iastate.edu.