Charles Hildebrandt Holocaust and Genocide Studies Award
This award honors Keene State College’s Charles Hildebrandt professor emeritus in Sociology and founder of the Center for Holocaust Studies at Keene State in 1983. It is given in recognition of excellence in Holocaust or Genocide Studies.
Students and members of the local community are invited to submit essays, historical analyses, stories, poems, musical compositions, dance, film, theatre and visual arts exploring and expressing their own personal relationship to or reflections on the Holocaust or genocide.
The award ceremony is scheduled in the spring. Presentations are given by the award-winning participants and monetary and book awards are granted. Awards totaling $1000 will be distributed among the top three entrants.
The award ceremony is scheduled in conjunction with Yom HaShoah (the Holocaust Day of Remembrance) where presentations are given by the award-winning participants and monetary and book awards are granted. Awards totaling $1000 will be distributed among the top three entrants.
- All entries must be submitted by: March 9, 2018 at 4pm.
- Selection Process will begin on March 14, 2018.
- Awards Presentation: March 27 at 7:00pm
- Alumni Recital Hall, Redfern Arts Center, Keene State College
For additional information about the Awards, please contact: Michele Kuiawa at firstname.lastname@example.org or Tom White (603-358-2746) at email@example.com
Who is Eligible?
- Keene State College students
- Area high school students
- Middle school students
- Grade 5-8 students
- Any other New England resident
Submissions may include:
- Artistic entries – dance compositions, musical creations, poems, short stories, visual works of art, film, or plays
- Scholarly entries – research projects/papers, essays
Entries will be judged by committee and evaluated on their depth of vision, insight, creativity, originality, and technical ability.