Every year, the Women’s and Gender Studies Program presents its annual awards in honor of the late Dr. Nan Nowik, Associate Professor of English (1972-1988), former Women’s Coordinator, and co-founder of the Women’s Resource Center at Denison University. The awards were created to celebrate outstanding student work in academic scholarship, activism, artistic expression, and essay. Here are this year’s winners!

  • Joan Do-Truong ‘23 - Senior Academic Scholarship
    Cultivating Remembrance, Resiliency and Reformation: A Call for an Asian American Feminist Studies Course to be Implemented at Denison University
  • Seyeong Hanlim Lim ‘23 - Artistic Expression (1st Place)
  • Lexi Hall ‘23 - Artistic Expression (Honorable Mention)
  • Jisoo Kim ‘23 - Essay (1st Place)
    Escape the Corset Movement in South Korea: Women’s Resistance Against Socially Constructed Femininity
  • Noah Chartier ‘25 and Kee Olandesca ‘26 - Essay (Honorable Mention)
    Of Boys and Men in Feminism
April 28, 2023