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Annual Caffery Competition: Call for Student Papers

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We're pleased to announce this year's call for papers for the Annual Caffery Competition, which awards $500 for the best original scholarly paper using primary research materials from our Special Collections Department. Our special collections include the Cajun & Creole Music Collection, the Louisiana Room, the University Archives & Acadiana Manuscripts Collection (includes the Rare Book Collection and Microforms), U.S. Government Information, the Blanco Public Policy Center, the Ernest J. Gaines Center, Digital Archives and the UL Lafayette Institutional Repository.

Deadline for submissions of papers: February 28, 2020
Winner will be announced: May 2020

More information can be found on our Call for Student Papers Guide and our Jefferson Caffery Research Award page.

Caffery Competition Flyer