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English Department Student Colloquium

2019 English Department Student Colloquium

The BC English Department recognizes the excellent work, diversity and future potential of its students with its annual Student Colloquium. Currently-enrolled BC students are encouraged to submit an essay between 1500-3000 words on any topic in English and literature. The first place finalist will be awarded $1500, while second and third place finalists will be awarded $500 each. All finalists will be published in Bakersfield College's online journal, the Roughneck Review.

Requirements

  • Students must be currently enrolled at Bakersfield College. All academic majors are welcome to submit, and students must have taken at least one course in English or any Literature class.
  • Essay must be a minimum of 1500 words, but may not exceed 3000 words. The essay is required to be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word.
  • Students may write on any topic in English or Literature. If you have questions regarding appropriate topics, please consult with any of the BC English Department Colloquium faculty members:
    • Rae Ann Kumelos
    • Keri Wolf
    • Richard Marquez
    • Cynthia Powell
    • Jennifer Jett
    • Denise Mitchell
    • Alicia Skipper
    • Jason Spitzer
    • Jeremy Casabella
    • Tiffany Wong
    • Kaitlin Hulsey

Questions?

Contact English professors Dr. Rae Ann Kumelos, or Dr. Keri Wolf with any questions.

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