Department of Asian Studies
Department of Asian Studies

Graduate students receive fellowships to present at the Oslo International Graduate Students Conference

Thu, June 5, 2014

Eight UT Austin graduate students received fellowships to present at the Oslo International Graduate Students Conference: Space, Culture, and Religion: Considering Implications of ‘the Spatial Turn’. The conference was held May 19-21, at the University of Oslo in Oslo, Norway. 

The UT Austin student presentations were:

Shaylyn Carey, Department of Middle Eastern Studies - Creating a Linguistic Landscape: The Hebraicization of the Holy Land Toponymy

Megan Case, Department of Religious Studies - Within and Without: Land Identity in Ancient Israel

Hillary Langberg, Department of Asian Studies - Transformations of Perception: The Presentation of Multilocative Ritual Space in the Mañjuvajra Mandala, an Eleventh Century Pāla Period Sculpture from Bengal

Tien-wen Lin, Department of Asian Studies - Ally to Enemy: New Media and the Representation of Koreanness in Taiwan

Kathleen Longwaters, Department of Asian Studies - Bodies of Medicine: A Cross-Cultural Counterpoint

Katie Logan, Program in Comparative Literature - Google It: Virtual Maps and the Anxieties of Forgetting in Modern Arabic Literature

Kazushi Minami, Department of History - Politics and Discourse on Early Republican China’s Space-Making in Outer Mongolia

Josh Urich, Department of Religious Studies - Holy Avatars: Speculations on Projections of Religious Identities in Cyber Space

The graduate students were able to present at the Oslo International Graduate Students Conference as part of the ‘Academic and Scientific Cooperation and Exchange Agreement’ between UT and the University of Oslo. Funding for the students was generously provided by the collaboration grant of the University of Oslo and UT.

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