These prizes were instituted in 1908 by Professor Murray Anthony Potter in memory of his mother, Susan Anthony Potter, and endowed in 1957 through a bequest of his wife, Bessie Lincoln Potter. In Romance Languages and Literatures, two prizes are offered for the best essays on a subject dealing with Spanish literature of the Golden Age, i.e. Spanish and Hispanic American literature from 1492 to 1700: a first prize and a second prize. The competition is open to undergraduates in Harvard College.
Awarded annually for the best essay on Spanish Literature of the Golden Age, two monetary awards will be given.
· Essays may be of any length.
· Each student may submit up to two essays.
· Essays must treat Spanish or Spanish-American literature from 1492 through 1700.
· Prizes: First Place $2500, Second Place $1250
Deadline: Monday, May 4, 2020
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