Anthropology

Spring 2017 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Bremen Donovan (Anthropology)

Spring 2017 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Tracey Stewart (Music) This dissertation explores how music and musical performances are used to mediate trauma and memory,

Spring 2015 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Swati Chawla(History) How have five decades of exile shaped the ideas of belonging, (up)rootedness, and religious tradition

Spring 2017 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Justin Mann (Art) My project explores the creation of sacred space and the treatment of 'special dead' (victims of the plag

Fall 2015 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Margo Smith (Kluge-Ruhe Museum) This project brings scholars and museum professionals together with Indigenous knowledge holders from

Spring 2016 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Ricardo Padrón (Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese) This project explores the role of the Spanish Manila in the birth of today's glob

Fall 2017 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Farzaneh Milani (Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures The MESALC Spring SymposiumEnvisioning 21st Century Middle

Fall 2017 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Robert Stolz, Brad Pasanek (English) and Chris Ali (Media Studies) An invited lecture series in the Spring of 2018, "Expulsion-Extract

Jessica Gephart (Environmental Science),"The Current and Future Water Footprint of Fisheries" Fares Karam (Education),"Multilingualism and Identity: The L

Spring 2018 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Bremen Donovan (Anthropology) Over the summer I will be investigating how videos of policing made by law enforcement and or

Saad Quasem, PhD Candidate (Anthropology)

Spring 2016 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Corinne Field (Women, Gender, and Sexuality)

Spring 2014 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Lise Dobrin (Anthropology) Jacob Sonin, a native speaker elder from an Arapesh village in Papua New Guinea, came to UVa for a ten-we

Fall 2016 Grant Recipient

Graduate Students

Christopher Maternowski (History) This dissertation traces the genesis and evolution of the idea that the Tristan da Cunha i

Spring 2015 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Giancarlo Rolando(Anthropology) This research project will contribute to a better understanding of political identity and b

Spring 2017 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Nenette Arroyo (Art) My dissertation investigates the visual and material culture of the California missions in order to un

Spring 2016 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Nicole Bonino (Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese) The project I am currently working on, concerning migration and artistic f

Spring 2017 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Johnathan Favini (Anthropology) My research centers on a nascent collaboration between conservationists and Jamaican Maroon

Fall 2017 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Anastasia Dakouri-Hild (Art/Archaeology) The question of core vs periphery has been intensely debated in the social sciences and the h

Fall 2016 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Catalina Vallejo Pedraza (Sociology) Although transitional justice (TJ) has been used to mobilize substantial financial resou

This project will partner four UVa undergraduates with four Haitian university students in conducting a community-based ethnographic research project in Jacmel, Haiti, during summer 2018.

Spring 2015 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Bremen Donovan(Anthropology) I am a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology (socio-cultural subfield) with a formal a

Spring 2018 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Ekaterina Sevastakis (Anthropology) In my proposed project, I will investigate the different modes of interaction concernin