Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Stone Center Latin American & Caribbean Student Photography Contest

March 24th, 2010

During the Spring semester of 2010, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies will sponsor a Latin American & Caribbean photo contest open to all Tulane students. Winners will be recognized in three categories – general graduate, general undergraduate and undergraduate summer abroad – at the Stone Center’s Annual Spring Awards Ceremony in the Greenleaf Conference Room in May. First place winners will receive a high definition digital print matted and framed by the Stone Center.

Submissions (up to three photos per person) must be received by April 16 to be eligible for the competition. A panel of Tulane affiliates will comprise the judging committee.

Participation Requirements:

  • You must be enrolled as a Tulane graduate or undergraduate student. Students currently abroad, but who have not completed their degree are eligible, as are graduate students enrolled for thesis/dissertation research and those who are defending their thesis/dissertation during/after the Spring 2010 semester.
  • Students from any discipline or program at Tulane are welcome to enter submissions.

Competition Details:

  • Students may submit up to three photos from Latin America/the Caribbean.
  • Photos must have been taken by the student by whom they are submitted.
  • Photos from study abroad, research trips, vacation, etc. are all eligible.
  • Photos may be cropped, but are not allowed to be enhanced or manipulated in any other way.
  • Students who have generously shared pictures for the Stone Center website in the past are welcome to submit any of these photos to the competition.
  • Students may only place once in the competition.
  • Any photo that does not win may be re-submitted in competitions in following years.
  • Photos should be emailed to SCLASPC@gmail.com by April 16.

Email should include the following information:

  • Student’s Name
  • Department/Program Affiliation
  • Student Status (Undergraduate/Graduate)
  • Country location of each photo
  • Competition Category (General Graduate/General Undergraduate/Undergraduate Summer Abroad)

By submitting photos to this competition, students agree that their photos are available for use by the Stone Center (credited to the student, unless otherwise requested) on the Stone Center website. If you would like to submit photos, but do not want them used on the website, please note this in your submission email. We look forward to seeing your wonderful pictures of Latin America and the Caribbean and wish you all the best of luck!!