Department of Asian Studies honors graduate students at Fall Festival awards ceremony
Posted: November 25, 2013
On November 15, the Department of Asian Studies held its annual Graduate Fall Festival awards ceremony to celebrate graduate student accomplishments during the 2013-14 academic year. The following students are recipients of fellowships and awards recognizing their academic achievements. Students were encouraged to accept their awards with an original haiku.
Asian Studies Continuing Fellowship: Dean Accardi
Like winter to spring,
will increase degrees.
Jacob & Frances Mossiker Fellowship in South Asian Studies: Manomohini Dutta, Matthew Milligan, Nikola Rajic, and Nathan Tabor
In Bihar, Indiahhhh
- Matt Milligan
Richard and Janis Lariviere Fellowship for South Asian Studies: Matthew Milligan
Pooja. Everyday pooja.
When will it end?
- Matt Milligan
Louise J. Faurot Memorial Endowed Fellowship in Chinese Studies: Harlan Chambers, Xuefeng Feng, and Tien-wen Lin
The flowers wilting,
The bank account running dry.
Thanks for the money!
- Harlan Chambers
Taiwan Grant Assistant Instructor: Tienwen Lin
Graduate School Continuing Fellowship: Qingzi Cai, Dan Rudmann, and Vibha Shetiya
Mitsubishi Graduate Research Fellowship: Erin Newton and Ana Puente-Aguilera
College of Liberal Arts Thematic Recruitment Fellowship: Rubi Sanchez
South Asia Institute Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship, Academic Year: Charlotte Giles, Andrea Gutierrez, Kathleen Longwaters, Farhana Maredia, Colin Pace, Aaron Sherraden, and Keely Sutton
Ain't gotta haiku
The leaves don't inspire me
Only the wine does
- Charlotte Giles
eka pāda ājaḥ ha
एक पाद आजः ह
अद्रिम् ततर्द ||
Oh Indra! You bull!
The one-legged goat
pulled the stone.
- Andrea Gutierrez
A few notes in hand,
causes all these leaves to turn;
that green to this read.
- Kathleen Longwaters
Thank you for this FLAS
Urdu is a hard language
Winter is coming
- Farhana Maredia
Kerala Studies Award: Keely Sutton
Meyerson Professional Development Award: Emilia Bachrach, Andrea Gutierrez, and Aaron Sherraden
The following businesses generously donated gift cards for the Department of Asian Studies to give out as door prizes at the Fall Festival:
Amy's Ice Cream http://www.amysicecreams.com
The Clay Pit http://claypit.com
Uchi + Uchiko http://uchiaustin.com
University Co-op http://www.universitycoop.com
The Department is very grateful for their donations for our students!
Photographs of the event are posted on the UT Austin Asian Studies Facebook page.