The Saxena Center invites submissions of a completed paper written in any class or independent study on a topic relevant to South Asian Studies for consideration for the prize. Up to four prize papers will be selected for inclusion in an undergraduate paper panel held during the spring semester. Students selected for the prize are expected to present a 15-minute synopsis of their paper on this panel. The length of the paper is open as is the disciplinary and/or theoretically orientation. Submissions are welcome from faculty and from self-nominations.
If you wish to submit a paper for consideration, please send a pdf of the paper to the CCSA Director of Undergraduate Studies, Finnian Moore-Gerety (email@example.com) under the subject line “Saxena Center Paper Panel Submission.” The deadline is April 21, 2023 at 4pm.
Please direct any questions regarding either prize submission to Finnian Moore-Gerety (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Saxena Center for Contemporary South Asia is pleased to offer a thesis prize in South Asian Studies. The prize will be awarded annually for an outstanding honors thesis on issues related to South Asian Studies in any discipline. The Saxena Center invites faculty OR thesis-writing students in all concentration fields to nominate honors theses for the prize.
If you wish to nominate a thesis, please send a pdf of the thesis to the CCSA Director of Undergraduate Studies, Finnian Moore-Gerety (email@example.com) under the subject line “Saxena Center Thesis Prize.” The deadline is April 21, 2023 at 4pm. Awards will be announced in advance of Commencement. The thesis prize carries with it an award of $500.