Fifth Annual Earth Day Environmental Justice Conference
April 24th, 2010 8:15am - 4:00pm
ESSAY and POSTER CONTEST
Prizes in Four Categories
East Liverpool Campus Bookstore Prizes, Each Category
1st: $75.00 2nd: $50.00 3rd: $35.00
Science Based Essay
This essay category requires a strongly evidential essay, one that synthesizes a body of research and sources.
No opinion, but the essay can have a point of view.
Use reliable journals or .edu websites. Sources must be cited.
Humanities / Eco-feminist Based Academic Essay
Using literary texts and/or social theory, compose an essay that examines the human or other costs of environmental pollution or that discusses solutions to problems.
This essay requires sources, but the writer can take a position and can draw conclusions using opinions. Sources must be cited.
Personal (Creative) Essay
Using and citing an eco-feminist text or research, this essay should explore personal connections to the environment.
The essay will be based in personal experience, and it will form a cohesive text that examines one aspect of the
environment or environmental justice. Any sources used must be cited.
A concise presentation of and Environmental issue on triptych poster board.
The poster should be self-explanatory, and accompanied with a brief paper that also provides citations for the images.
Posters are due the day of the contest
Papers submitted as attachments via e-mail by April 15
Cover Sheet should provide name, title, student or identifying number and contact information.
Student or identifying number only on papers for blind judging. Conference Proceedings will be printed.
Questions / Submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org