Department of Anthropology

Graduate Students Awarded Wenner-Gren Grants

Fri, June 15, 2018
Graduate Students Awarded Wenner-Gren Grants
Sardar Hussain

Three of our current graduate students have been awarded grants from the Wenner-Gren Foundation. They support anthropology worldwide, and provide a variety of grants to support individual research, collaborative projects, conferences and training fellowships.

Fatemeh Ghaheri's Wadsworth International Fellowship will aid research using phytolith analyses to analyze the impact of ancient empires on agriculture and land-use in Iraqi Kurdistan at an on-going excavation of an Assyrian-period town site, supervised by Dr. Arlene Rosen.

Sardar Hussain's Dissertation Fieldwork Grant will aid research on "Museumifying a Walled City: An Ethnography of Everyday Life in the Historic Distict of Lahore, Pakistan," supervised by Dr. Kamran Ali.

Lia Morgan Siewert's Dissertation Fieldwork Grant will aid research on "Disjunctures and Narrative Discriminations: The Role of English and Ojibwe in an Indigenous Community Theater," supervised by Dr. Anthony Webster.

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