CUNY Labor Arts Contest Open to CUNY Undergrads

Making Work Visible — A Labor Arts Contest

2017–2018 Labor Arts Contest Rules:

Open to CUNY undergraduates, this contest offers cash prizes up to $1,000 in four categories: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and visual art. Click here to read the winning entries from previous contests.

Entries should be about work, and be in some way linked to an image of work and workers. The aim is to encourage visual literacy and serious attention to the history of workers. Keep in mind that paid work and labor unions are only part of the story–entries about unpaid work, immigration, family and community are also encouraged. The contest aims to expand student engagement with the underappreciated history of work and workers in this country, and to revitalize the study of labor history at CUNY.

Submission deadline: Monday, March 5th 2018

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CUNY Labor Arts 2017-2018 Contest