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2023 Awards Recipients

Feminist Anthropology Career Award

Lila Abu-Lughod, Columbia University

Rosaldo Book Prize

Awardee: Julia Kowalski
Counseling Women: Kinship against Violence in India (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022)

Honorable Mention: Maya Mikdashi
Sextarianism: Sovereignty, Secularism and the State in Lebanon (Stanford University Press, 2022)

Honorable Mention: Elyse Singer
Lawful Sins: Abortion Rights and Reproductive Governance in Mexico (Stanford University Press, 2022) 

Forman Awards

Undergraduate Awardee

Gaia Guatri, University of Sussex. Paper title: “Diverse and United: Indonesian Domestic Workers’ Precarity, Resilience and Resistance in Hong Kong During the Covid-19 Pandemic”

Graduate Awardee

Alison Hanson, University of California at Santa Cruz. Paper title: “Scripting Sexual Violence: The Language of Trauma, Consent, and Support on Campus”

Dissertation Grant Award

Caroline Hodge, Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania. Dissertation Advisor: Adriana Petryna. Dissertation Title:  “Bodies of Knowledge: Constructing Reproductive Bodies in Contraceptive Counseling after Dobbs”

Zora Neale Hurston Student Travel Award

Shilpa Parthan Menon

PhD Candidate, Anthropology, University of Illinois Chicago  “Public Funds and Privatized Risk: Trans Reproductive Labor and Neoliberal Welfare in South India“

Precious Adejumobi

Department of Anthropology, University of Oregon, “Medicine on the Bus: Alternative Healthcare for Women on Transportation Routes in Lagos, Nigeria”

Noha Fikry

PhD Candidate, Anthropology, University of Toronto, “Rooftop reciprocities: Extending kitchens & feeding wandering animals in Egypt”