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Differences of ethnicit\/race, orientation, age,
and class are taken into consideration.

23 1 Gender and Change in Africa and Afro-Latin
America Exploration of the diversitv of women's
familial, political, economic, and social realities
and experiences in West Africa and the African
Diaspora in Soiuh .\merica and the Caribbean.
Particular attention is given to the processes

by which indigenous West African gender and
cultural patterns and their inherent power
relations have shifted since pre-colonial times
and across the Atlantic into the New World.
Also examined are the concept of Diaspora and
theories relative to processes of cultiual change,
resistance, and retentions, as well as the role
gender plays in these processes.

251 Women and Nazism Examination of the
effects of Nazism on women, primarily (but
not exclusively) in Germany beginning in the
1920s and extending to postwar times. Focus
is on women's perspectives as exhibited in
historical and literary documentation. Offered
everv other vear. Cross-listed as German 351.

300 Feminist Theories Exploration of various
feminist theories about women — about their
experiences, their representations, and
their relative positions in diverse societies.
Contemporary and earlier works are discussed
in order to evaluate and synthesize multiple
approaches to feminist issues. Prerequisite:
Women's Studies 120.



320 Practicum in Feminist Theory and Collective
Action Examination of the relationship between
feminist tlieory- and collective action to improve
societal conditions tor women. Course combines
seminar meetings with student internships in
community organizations. Readings trom feminist
theoiT of organizations, collective action, and
social policv are used as a basis for analysis of
students' internship experiences. Prerequisites:
Women's Studies 120 and one other core
or cross-listed women's studies course, or
permission of instructor.

400 Senior Seminar Examination of a topic from a
variety of in-depth perspectives. Selected topic is
broad enough to allow students to engage in
projects of their own devising. Course serves as a
bridge between the undergraduate experience
and the world beyond Gettysburg College as
students learn to put their feminism into action.
Prerequisites: 'Women's Studies 120, 300, and one
additional core or cross-listed women's studies
coiuse.

Cross-Listed Courses

(See appropriate departmental listings for
descriptions of the following coiuses.)

Anthropology 228 Cross-Cultural Perspectives on

Gender and Sex Roles
CWES 347 Women in Public: Gender and

Cultural Transformation in the United States,

1840-1900
Economics 232 Gender Issues in Economics
English 120 Shakespeare's Sister: Women's

Literature in English
English 330 Feminine/Feminist Aesthetics
English 334 Nineteenth-Centui7 English Women

Writers
English 403 Contemporan' Women Writers
PrS 125 Witches of Salem
PfS 172 Wliy Suzy Won't Take Science and Dan

Won't Play with Dolls: The Role of Gender in

Science and Society
FYS 196 "You've Come a Long Way, Baby":

Milestones in the Lives of U.S. Women
History 209 Women's History Since 1500
History 245 Gender and the American Civil War
History 308 Women, Power, and Politics in Early

Modern Europe
ITAL 270 Objects of Desire/Desiring Subject:

A Survey of Italian Women Writers of the

Twentieth Century



Music 108 Women and Music
Philosophy 218 (iender and Identity
Political Science 382 Feminist Theor\' in

.American Politics
Political Science 412 Women and the Political

Econonn ol I)evelo[5ment
Sociology 217 Ciender Inequality

Affiliated Courses
Asian Studies 238 Pre-Modern Japanese

Literature
Classics 1 2 1 Survey of Greek Civilization
Classics 264 Ancient Tragedy
Classics 266 Ancient Comedy
English 333 Victorian Aesthetics
FYS 126 Witchcraft Belief in Early .America
FYS 1 56 Separate and Unequal: Examination

of Race, Gender, and Economic Outcomes
FYS 193 Beauty, Body Image, and Identity in

Cross-Cultural Perspective
Political Science 406 Politics of Poverty
Sociology 206 Sociologv' of Family
Spanish 351 Lyric Poetry



Annual Prizes and Awards



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Gettysburg College has a long tradition of recognizing students for outstanding scholarship
and achievement. These awards, made possible ^^ the generous gifs of alumni and friends, are
presented at a Fall Ho7iors Program in October or a Spring Honors Convocation in May.
Grades earned in required courses in exercise sciences are not considered in computations for- frrizes
or awards. Transfer- students are eligible for prizes and aivards.



ENDOWED ANNUAL PRIZES AND AWARDS

Clair B., Alary E., and Constance Noerr Baker
Memorial Aniard:Yu%X.2i}o\\%\\eA by Constance
(Noerr) Baker '58 in memor)' of her father and
mother, to be awarded to a female senior on the
liasis of proficiency in exu^acurricular activities,
scholarship, and character.

Belt\ M. Barnes Alemorial Aioatd in Biology:
Established by Dr. & Mrs. Rodger W. Baier, to be
awarded to a female senior with high academic
abilit\' preparing for a career in biolog)' or
medicine.

Baum Mathematical Prize: Created bv Dr. Charles
Baum (1874), to be given to the student showing
the greatest proficiency in mathematics through
his or her sophomore year.

fohn Edgar Baublitz Pi Lambda Sigma .Awards:
Cheated by John Eberhardt Baublitz in honor
of his father, John Edgar Baublitz '29, who was
the first president of the Gamma Chapter of Pi
Lambda Sigma. Awarded to a senior major in
economics, a senior major in management, and
a senior major in political science.

.Anna A/a/ie Budde Au'ard:EstiLhlhhed by Anna
Marie Budde, instructor and assistant professor
of voice, 1953-1972, to be given to the
outstanding sophomore voice student.

Romeo M. Capozzi Award: Created by Rose Ann
Capozzi in memory of her late husband, Romeo
M. Capozzi.

Oscar W. Carlson Alemotial Award: (Zve2iieA by the
family of Oscar W. Carlson '21, to be given to a
senior who demonstrates excellent academic
achievement through his or her junior year in
three or more courses in the Department of
Religion, including two courses above the 100-level.

fokn M Col-estock Student Leadership Aivard:
Created by family and friends, to be given to the
male senior whose optimism, enthusiasm, and
strength of character have provided exceptional
leadership in student affairs.



Robert E. ^/////j^-lr/w/H'.- Established by Margaret
Curtis '52, George WTiite, and the members of
the Education Department, in honor of Robert
E. Curtis, who served as a faculty member in the
Department of Educadon from 1987-2000, to
be presented to two qualified, worthy, and
promising students, one in elementarv and one
in secondary education, who have distinguished
themselves in student teaching.

Alalcolm R. Dougherty Alatliematical Award:
Established by the Columbian Cudery Company,
Reading, Pennsylvania, in memon.^ of Malcolm
R. Doughertv' '42, to be awarded to the student
who had the highest average in mathematics
during his or her first year of college and who is
working to eani part of his or her college expenses.

Alargaret E. Eisher , Memorial Scholarship .A irard:
Created by Dr. Nelson F. Fisher '18 in memory
of his mother, to be awarded to a male student
who excels in one or more extracurricular
activities and who achieves the highest academic
average.

Leini S. Eortenhaugb .Memorial Prize in German:
Established by the children of Lena S. Fortenbaugh
and Robert Fortenbaugh '13, professor of history
at the College from 1923-1959. Awarded to a senior
with outstanding achievement in the study of
German language and culture.

Nolly Gabriel Memorial Award: Y.si2AA\sheA by
friends and classmates of Holly Gabriel '78, to
be awarded to a senior sociology major who
demonstrates superior academic achievement,
concern for the welfare of others, and the intent
to continue this service beyond graduation.

Samuel Carver Creek Prize: Created by the Rev.
Austin S. Carver (1869) in memory of his father,
to be awarded to the student who has made the
greatest progress in Greek during the first vear
of college.

Samuel Carver Latin Prize: Created by the Rev.
Austin S. Carver (1869) in memorv' of his father,
to be awarded to the student who has made the
greatest progress in Latin during the first year
of college.



Cmt'{fl://irfi.s/i Pr/z(':'^?,iAh\\shi:A in 186(i, to be
awarded to a senior who demonstrates outstanding
achievement in Enghsh.

David H. ( hre/i/mi' Mcmoria/ Prhf: Cre-Aled by Mr.
and Mrs. Ralph W. Greenlaw in menioiy of their
son. Da\id H. Greenlaw '66, to be awarded to
the student who has offered exceptional
contributions to the College's theatre program.

Edwin T. GreningefAzvard in History:Y.?,tdh\\shed
h\ Edwin T. Greninger '41, to be awarded on the
basis of die quality- of a student's paper written for
any of the courses in the Department of Histoiy

John Alfred Hamm/'Aimrds.'Y'wo awards, established
by John Alfred Hamme '18, to be given to the
two juniors who have demonstrated in the
highest degree the qualities of loyalt); kindness,
courtesy, true democracy, and leadership.

Dr. Carl Arnold Hanson. President Emeritus.
Leadership Award: Cxe2i\.cA by his wife, .\iine Keet
Hanson, friends and alumni, in honor of Dr.
Carl Arnold Hanson, President of Gettysburg
College from 1961-1977. Awarded to a student
who has achieved at least a 3.0 average in his or
her major through the middle of the junior year
and has demonstrated significant leadership
abilities in one or more areas of college life.

Henry W. A. Hanson Scliolarsliip Award: Cie2iicA by
College alimmi in honor of Henry W. A. Hanson
and in recognition of his leadership of and
distinguished ser\ice to Gettysburg College
and to the cause of education in the Lutheran
Church and the nation. Awarded to a senior
who plans to enter graduate school in
preparation for college teaching.

Hany C. and Cathetine Noffsinger Hartzell Aiuard:
Created by James Hamilton Hartzell '24 in
memory of his parents, to be awarded to the
outstanding junior student in the Department
of Sociology and Anthropology.

James Bo\d Hartzell Memorial Award: Established
by James Hamilton Hartzell "24 and his wife,
Lucretia Irvine Boyd Hartzell, to be awarded to
a junior student majoring in economics or in
management for outstanding scholarship and
promise in these fields.

James Hamilton and Lucretia Innne Boyd Hartzell
Award: Q,x&-A\ed. by James Hamilton Hartzell '24
and his wife, to be awarded to a sophomore
student for outstanding scholarship and promise
in the field of historw



Mildred H Hartzell Prize: CveAied by Mildred H.
Hartzell '26, to be awarded to a student who
shows high quality in more than scholarship;
preference is given to a member of Alpha Phi
Omega, the national service fraternity, or other
organizations that may reflect similar quality
and ideals.

Hassler Latin /^/7z<".- Established by Charles W.
Hassler, to be awarded to the best Latin stvident
in the junior class.

John A. Hauser Meritorious Prize in Business:
Created by the family of John A. Hauser, to
be awarded to an outstanding management
major who has achieved excellence in both
academic studies and campus leadership, while
demonstrating good character and concern
for high moral standards.

Grace C. Aenney Award: Created to honor Grace
C. Kenney, an educator for 39 years at Gettysburg
College, to be given to a junior or senior. First
preference is given to a student who has
participated in health and exercise sciences
studies and extracurricular programs, and
has demonstrated the highest academic
accomplishments and leadership skills.

Pel/. George jV. Lauffer (1899) and M. Naomi
Laufferll898) Scholarship Au'ard: Gwen each year
to a junior who has maintained high scholarship
and who evidences outstanding ability' and
character. It is understood that the recipient yvill
complete the senior year at Gettysburg College.

J. Andrew Marsh Memorial Awards: Awarded each
year to the sophomore and junior students of
Gettysburg College who best exemplify the
"whole person" concept through positive
attitude, exceptional spirit, high standards,
and notable achievement, both ciuricular and
extracurricular.

Miller-Mara First-Year Student Prize in Physics:
Created by alumni and friends in memory' of
George R. Miller "19 and Richard T. Mara '48,
to be awarded to a sophomore for outstanding
performance in physics as a first-year student.

Mill^r-Mara .Senior Physics Prize: Created by
alumni and friends in memoiy of George R.
Miller '19 and Richard T. Mara '48, to be
awarded to a senior for sustained outstanding
performance in physics.



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Fra/iM/// Afoore Award- EstdihYhhed by friends
of Mr. Moore, to be given to the senior who,
during his or her undergraduate years, has
shown the highest degree of good citizenship
and, by character, industiy enterprise, initiative,
and activities, has contributed the most toward
campus morale and the prestige of the College.

Samuel A. A4udd Psychology Aii>ard:Y.sX2ih\\s\\eA by
Paul M. Muchinsky '69 in honor of Samuel A.
Mudd '57, professor of psychology', emeritus.
Award is presented to a graduating senior
psychology major who has demonstrated a high
level of personal integrity and outstanding
scholarship.

Muhlenberg First Year Student Prize: Cxe^AeA by Dr.
Frederick A. Muhlenberg (1836), to be awarded
to the first-year student taking Greek or Latin
who attains the highest general quality point
average.

Aluhlenherg Goodzi'ill Prize: M'iiirAeA to a male
senior "for growth during formative years at
Gettysburg College in awareness of personal
responsibility for the welfare of all peoples; for a
degree of achievement in same during College
years and in the hope of future accomplishment
for betterment of Community, State and
Nation."

William F. Muhlenberg Ainard: AsNdiVded to two
juniors on the basis of character, scholarship,
and proficiency in campus activities.

J. Rogers Musselman Award: Established by Peter
R. Musselman in memory of his father, J. Rogers
Musselman, to be awarded to a student
majoring in mathematics who is proficient in
the study of mathematics during his or her third
year of enrollment.

Nicholas Prize in Religion: Crediie A by the Rev.
Dr.J.C. Nicholas (1894), to be awarded to the
senior who has done the best work in advanced
courses in religion.

Dnjohn W. Ostrom Composition Awards:
Established by Dr John W. Ostrom '26, to be
awarded to the student who achieves excellence
and demonstrates the greatest improvement in
first-year composition (English 101) and to the
student who achieves excellence and demonstrates
the greatest improvement in advanced
composition (English 201).

Drjohn W. Ostrom English Azvard: Credited by
Dr. John W. Ostrom '26, to be awarded to the
student who has written the best expository
essay for an upper level English course.



Vivian Wirkey Otto Christian Sen'ice Award:
Created by Vivian Wickey Otto '46 through
th^ Woman's General League of Gettysburg
College, to be given to a student at the end of
his or her junior year who plans to enter full-
time Christian service work.

Keith Pappas Memorial Au>ard: Given as a
memorial to Keith Pappas '74, an honors graduate
who made an extraordinary contribution to the
life of this College and its people. Awarded to a
current student who most significantly affects
the College community through the quality' of
his or her participation in its functions and
whose divergent contributions give form to what
is called Gettysburg College.

Jeffrey Pierce Aiemorial Aiuard: Established in
honor of Jeffrey Pierce "71, to be awarded to a
male senior who has reached the highest level of
achievement in the field of history.

Martha Ellen Sachs Prize: Qxe2Xed by John E. Haas
in memory of his aunt, a lecturer at the College,
to be awarded to a student exhibiting excellence
in English composition, with consideration
given to improvement made during the year.

Captain Michael D. Scot ton (1982) Award:
Established by David R. and Sally R. Scotton,
parents of Michael D. Scotton, to be awarded
to a junior who demonstrates a high degree of
extracurricular activity and diligence to his or
her academic work.

Senior Scholarship Prize: Y.?,Xah\\shed by the Class
of 1996 and Mr. Robert Stockberger '33, to be
presented annually to two rising seniors who
best exemplify Gettysburg College through
academics and service to the campus
community. The Senior Scholarship Prize Fund
is augmented with future senior class gifts.

Stine Chemistn' Prize: Credited by Dr. Charles M.
A. Stine '01, to be awarded to a senior chemistry
major on the basis of grades in chemistry,
laboratory technique, personality, general
improvement in four years, and proficiency in
chemistry at the time of selection.

Earl Kresge Stock [f/7/<'>/_^/'/72^x- Established by Earl
Kiesge Stock "19, to be awarded to the three
students who write the classroom papers judged
best in the areas of the humanities, the sciences,
and the social sciences.

Samuel P. Weaver Scholarship Prizes: Established by
Samuel P. Weaver '04, to be awarded to the two
students writing the best essays on an assigned
topic in the field of constitutional law and
government.



Earl E. Ziegler Junior Mallienifitirs Ajwinl: Created
by Phi Delta Theta alumni, to be given in honor
of Eail E. Ziegler, associate professor of
mathematics at Gettysburg College from 1935-
1968. Awarded to the mathematics major who
has the highest average in mathematics through
the junior year.

EmiE. Ziegler Senior Mathematics Award: Created
by Earl E. Ziegler, associate professor of
mathematics at Gettysburg College from 1935-
1968, to be awarded to the mathematics major
who has achieved the highest average in
mathematics through the senior year.

Edwin and Leander M. Zimmennan Senior Prize:
Awarded to the senior whose character,
influence on students, and scholarship have
contributed most to the welfare of the College.

John B. Zinn Chemistry Research Aioard: Created
by Frances and John Zinn in honor of John B.
Zinn '09, who was professor of chemisti7 at the
College from 1924-1959. Awarded to the senior
making the greatest contributions in his or her
own research in chemistry and to the research
activities of the Department of Chemistry.

UNENDOWED ANNUAL PRIZES AND AWARDS

Asian Studies Au)ard:Yx^%^\\\&A to a senior who
has done exemplary work in Asian Studies, as
measured by completion of a senior thesis,
grade point average in Asian Studies comses,
and participation in Asian Studies co-curricular
activities.

Award for Excelknce in Theory and Practice in
Women s Studies: Given to a senior in recognition
of outstanding achievement in the study of
feminist theory and in social service on behalf of
women and children.

Charles W. Bearhem Au'ard:C,icMed in memoiT
of Charles W. Beachem '25, the first alumni
secretarv of the College, to be awarded to
a male senior on the basis of character,
scholarship, and achievement in extracurricular
activities.

C. E. and Alary G. Bilheimer Award: G\\er\ to the
senior major in health and exercise sciences
with the highest academic average.

Biochemistry /Molecular Biology Award: Established
by the Departments of Biology and Chemistiy,
to be presented to a senior biochemistry/
molecular biology major who has excelled in
both course work and laboratory research.



Akiko Kobayashi Bowers /a/mnese Language Aivard:
Presented to the student with the highest level
of proficiency in the Japanese language through
the 202 level as determined by grades and
overall language proficiency in the areas of
reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Esther Brandt Cherru'stry err Biology' Award: Created
by Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brandt and Ms. Loel
Rosenberry in honor of Esther Brandt, to be
given to a junior or senior who has demonstrated
academic excellence through the highest grade
point average in the declared major of
chemistry or biology.

Archie andElo Butler' English Auiard: Created by
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brandt and Ms. Loel
Rosenberry in honor of Archie and Flo Butler,
to be given to a jimior or senior with a declared
English major who has demonstrated academic
excellence through the highest grade point
average in English.

Miguel Cervantes Auiard in .^<7/? />//.• Presented to a
junior Spanish major or minor for academic
excellence in Spanish and outstanding
involvement in Hispanic activities.

Anna Julia Cooper/ W.E.B. DuBois/ Cheikh Anta-
Diop Award for Academic Excellence in African
American Studies: Gwen annually to an African
American studies minor who demonstrates an
exemplary combination of significant scholar-
ship, at least a 3.1 average in African American
studies, and service to the college and larger
communit)'.

Chan L. Coulter Philosophy Award: Established
by the Department of Philosoph)' in honor of
Chan L. Coulter, Professor of Philosophy from
1958-1995, to be presented to a student whose
achievements in philosophy display excellence
and creativity and exemplify the spirit of inquiry
so essential to the examined life.

Sorjuana Ines de la Cruz Aivards in Spanish:
Presented to two senior Spanish majors for
academic excellence in Spanish and
outstanding involvement in Hispanic acti\ities.

Delta Phi Alpha Prize: AyNSxdeA to the outstanding
student for the year in the Department of
German.

Anthony di Palma Memorial Aioard: Established by
the family of Anthony di Palma '56, to be
awarded to the junior having the highest marks
in history. Other things being equal, preference
is given to a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.




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DiuightD. Eisetihower Society/R. AI. Hoffman Family
Memorial Prize in Economics: Created by the R. M.
Hoffman Family Memorial Trust through the
Dwight D. Eisenhower Society in memory of
Gettysburg businessman R. M. Hoffman. Awarded
to the student writing the best quantitative
paper or project (with public policy implications)
in economics.

[hvight D. Eisenhower Society/R. M. Hoffman Family
Memorial Prize in Managemenf: Crediled by the
R. M. Hoffman Family Memorial Trust through
the Dwight D. Eisenhower Society in memoiT of
Gettysburg businessman R. M. Hoffman. Awarded
to an outstanding senior in the management
department.

fulius Eno Physics Prize: Credited by Julius Enojr..
to be awarded to the outstanding junior majoring
in physics.

French Cul/i/ral Coi/nselor's Awar^:F.sVdb\ished by
the cultural counselor of the French Embassy,
to be awarded to a senior for outstanding
achievement in French.

Gettysburg College Aivard: ,^^•^2xded to a
female student who excels in one or more
extracurricular activities and who achieves the
highest academic average.

Gettysburg Colkge Award in History: h>NAxded to
the female senior who has reached a high level
of achievement in the field of history.

Gettysburg College Senior Prize: \w2iYded to a
female senior who exemplifies commitment to
commtmity and concern for the welfare of
others during the student's years at Gettysburg
College and who shows promise of future
accomplishment in support of commtmity, state,
and nation.

Gettysburg College Student Leadetshif) Award:
Awarded to a female senior whose enthusiasm,
energy, and contributions in student affairs
demonstrated outstanding leadership.

Maiia Leonard Senior Book Auiard:Qxe?i.Xed by the
Gettysburg Chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta, the
national academic honorary society for first-year
students. Awarded to the graduating Alpha
Lambda Delta member who has the highest
grade point average through the first semester
of the senior year.

Karl J. Mattson Service Award:Y.%\2i!o\\^ed by the
Center for Public Service in honor of Karl J.
Mattson, Director of the Center for Public



Service from 1992-2001 and Chaplain of the
College from 1977-1992, to be presented
to a graduating senior who demonstrates
compassion and a commitment to social justice
by making significant contributions to the
College and the larger community through
service and advocacy.

Toni Alorrison- Wole Soyinka African American
Studies Essay Award: Gi\en annually to the
student writing the best essay in Mrican
.\merican studies.

Pi Sigma Alpha Award :Y.sX2^\\%\\ed by the Nu
Psi Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national
political science honorary society, to be
presented to the outstanding graduating senior
in political science.

Psi Chi funior Awc/rd: Awarded to a senior
psychology major who has displayed outstanding
potential and initiative throughoiu his or her
jtmior year.

Emile O. .Sr/zw/rt'/.-lr/w/iT'.- Established by students,



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