Inaugural Gordon Parks Foundation Essay Prize Announced

November 8, 2018
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The Gordon Parks Foundation Essay Prize offers three $5,000 awards to Harvard undergraduate and graduate students per academic year for essays that explore the relationship between visual art and justice as it pertains to racial equity. The prize, which honors the legacy of photographer and filmmaker Gordon Parks, serves to acknowledge the importance of visual literacy and the nexus of race and citizenship, particularly in the United States.

The inaugural prize will be presented at the “Vision and Justice” conference April 25- 26, 2019 at Harvard University.

For more information on eligibility and how to submit follow the link below:

https://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/gordon-parks-essay-prize

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