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Latin America and Caribbean Paper Award

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Latin America and Caribbean
Paper Award

The Latin America and Caribbean Paper Award is offered annually by the OU Center for the Americas

Undergraduate students of any major may submit a paper written for an undergraduate course in 2021 directly related to Latin America and the Caribbean.

First Prize: $250
Second Prize: $100


The 2022 Latin America and Caribbean Paper Award cycle is now closed. It will reopen in spring 2023.

2022 Winners: 

1st Prize: Lilly Amechi, "A Case of Mistaken Identity: State and Cultural Constructions of Mapuche Womanhood Through Activism"

Written for the fall 2021 course ANTH 4843: Cross Cultural Study of Sex, Sexuality

2nd Prize: Gant Roberson, "Revolutionary Solidarity and Ideological Reference in the Global South: The FMLN and Revolution in El Salvador 1970-1992"

Written for the spring 2021 course  HIST 3573, Latin American Refugees 1970-Present