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The Center for Democratic Deliberation is pleased to announce its annual calls for the Kenneth Burke Prize and the Nancy and Joseph Birkle Award.

The Kenneth Burke Prize recognizes exemplary scholarship on rhetoric by a graduate student—whether from historical, critical, or theoretical perspectives—in the form of a single essay. T he Birkle Award honors graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts who have made significant efforts to enhance the state of civic engagement and public discourse concerning important issues. The awards will be presented at the the CDD banquet, following the Kenneth Burke Lecture (on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at the Nittany Lion Inn, 6:00 p.m.). 

See the following awards calls for compete submission information and deadlines: