The Center for the Study of the Southwest at Texas State University-San Marcos engages faculty and students in the richness and diversity of Texas, the Southwestern United States, and Northern Mexico and gives focus to intercultural studies through examining the region's people, institutions, history, art, and physical and cultural ecology.
Center for the Study
Judges: Jesús F. de la Teja, David Norman, and Tammy Gonzales
The 2013 CSSW essay contest is now open for submissions. We are looking for nonfiction entries from any disciplinary field (music, biology, archaeology, history, literature, etc.) that respond to the following topic:
• What does is it mean to live in the American Southwest?
One graduate and one undergraduate winner will each receive $250 and will be published in the fall 2014 issue of Southwestern American Literature.
The deadline for entries is October 18th, 2013.
Winners in each category (graduate/undergraduate) will be announced March 1st, 2014. Questions about the contest should be directed to email@example.com.