We are pleased to announce that the winner of the fifth annual Konstantinos Sofianos Scholarship (2020) is Micayla Manthe, with her essay “A Reimagination of Heart of Darkness’ Imperial Devastation in Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now”. Our reader was Dr Lakshmi Krishnan.

The essay can be read here.

The Reader Report by our reader, Dr. Lakshmi Krishnan, can be read here.

The runner-up was Emma Harding, who submitted an essay entitled Reux and Revise: How Apocalypse Now complicates Conrad’s Heart of Darkness’.

Work on this project will continue. A new essay topic will be made available to next year’s students in due course. Thank you very much for your support and donations.


Marina, Alkeos and Markus Sofianos & Christine Emmett