The Hart Prize, established in the spring of 2006, awards $250 each year for a senior thesis or seminar paper in the field of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) studies. This new prize will be awarded in memory of Lynda S. Hart, Professor of English at Penn and groundbreaking scholar in feminist performance studies and queer theory. The prize recognizes original, rigorous scholarship by an undergraduate in any field.
Josh Herren, an Art History major and GSWS minor won the
Lynda Hart Prize for his paper,
"Gliding Through the 20th Century: A History of Personal Lubricant in Modern America."