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2012 prizes for excellence in gender research

On the second anniversary of the Gender Institute in March 2013 we were delighted to announce the awarding of the following ANU student prizes for undergraduate and graduate work completed in 2012.

Equal winners for undergraduate honours thesis, including $500 each:

  • Jonathon Zapasnik (CASS, supervisor Dr Rosanne Kennedy):  ‘Deceitful Skin: Embodying Sexual Trauma in Queer Time and Space and
  • Mollie Boland-Anderson (Law, supervisor Dr Wayne Morgan): Lesbian Intimate Partner Violence: ‘Understanding how the legal system’s heterosexist domestic violence framework distorts and erases lesbian existence’.

First prize for PhD thesis, including $1000:

  • Dr Catherine Bishop (CASS, supervisor Prof Angela Woollacott): ‘Commerce was a woman: Women in business in colonial Sydney and Wellington.’

Second commendation made by panel for PhD thesis, including $500:

  • Dr Rebecca Monson (Law, supervisor Dr Daniel Fitzpatrick): ‘Hu nao save tok? Women, men and Land: negotiating property and authority in the Solomon Islands’

First prize for journal article published in 2012 by an ANU graduate student, including $500:

  • Anne Rees (CASS, supervisor Prof Angela Woollacott): ‘The Quality and Not Only the Quantity of Australia’s People

 

Photos from the event:


 

Jonathon Zapasnik undergraduate honours thesis prize, with Vice Chancellor Prof Ian Young and Prof Margaret Jolly

Mollie Boland-Anderson, undergraduate honours thesis prize, with Vice Chancellor Prof Ian Young and Prof Margaret Jolly
Dr Catherine Bishop, PhD thesis winner, with Vice Chancellor Prof Ian Young and Dr Alessandra Capezio Dr Rebecca Monson, second commendation PhD thesis winner, with Vice Chancellor Prof Ian Young and Dr Alessandra Capezio

Anne Rees not present (collected by Catherine Bishop), first prize for journal article, with Vice Chancellor Prof Ian Young and Prof Kim Rubenstein

 

Updated:  7 November, 2012/Responsible Officer:  Convenor, Gender Institute/Page Contact:  Web manager, Gender Institute