Announcing a new contest

The William Miles Prize

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In honor of documentary filmmaker William Miles, director of I Remember Harlem, students are invited to submit an essay or research project that makes significant use of rare or unique materials from the archive. The Film and Media Archive houses materials that covers a wide range of subjects including: the Civil Rights Movement, the Great Depression, 20th-century African American culture and arts, African Americans in the military, African Americans in Science, African decolonization movements, urban life in America, and many other topics related to 20th-century American history and culture.

For Contest Details click here. (pdf)
The prize in both categories is $500.
Deadline: April 1, 2009
Co-sponsored by the Film and Media Archive and the African American Studies Program.