E.C. Barksdale: Essays in History

Students are invited to submit a paper in one of the following categories. One paper per student is all that will be permitted. A first place award will be granted to the best paper in each category.

Karl B. Lackner Non-US
This division welcomes papers from booth Undergraduate
and Graduate students on any non-US History topic.

George Wolfskill US History
This division welcomes papers from both Undergraduate
and Graduate students on any US History topic.

McKnight - Rabun - Williamson
This division welcomes papers from Undergraduate students
on topics in Texas history such as labor, women's or Native
American studies.

Phi Alpha Theta
This division welcomes papers from Graduate students
on any topic inTransatlantic History. A first prize of $200
will be awarded.

  • Submissions should be sent to:
    • Phi Alpha Theta
      Department of History
      Box 19529
      601 S. Nedderman Drive
      201 University Hall
      Arlington, TX 76019

Please contact us with any further questions. We're always happy to help.

2011 Essay Winners:
Karl Lackner
 Undergraduate:
 Hildegard of Bingen: More Than a Visionary,
 an Authority
 By Kimberly Sams


 Graduate:
 Gerbert The Veritable Ptolemy and Al-Hakam
 II of Tenth-Century Western Europe
 By Justin T. Dellinger


George Wolfskill
 Undergratuate:
 The Actions of Deep Throat: Patriotism or
 Professional Gain?
 By Daniel J. Pope


 Graduate:
 Maidens, Helpmeets, and Widows: Uncovering
 Christian Indian Females and Native Spirituality
 in Praying Towns of Southern New England
 By Kallie Kosc




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