Doctoral Students Win Prestigious Awards
Monday, June 12, 2017
The Graduate Department of Art is pleased to announce the following award recipients and nominations.
Akshaya Tankha (Ph.D.) has been awarded a Doctoral Fellowship at the Jackman Humanities Institute for 2017-18, where he will work on his dissertation thesis “The Aesthetics of Indigenous Difference in the Absence of Reconciliation in Late-Liberal South Asia,” within the context of the JHI’s theme, “Indelible Violence: Shame, Reconciliation, and the Work of Apology.”
Ph.D. students Rachel Dewan, Esther Kwon, and Marina Dumont-Gauthier have each won 2017-18 SSHRC Doctoral Awards in support of the research and writing of their dissertation theses over the next 3 years.
Adam Lauder, who recently completed his PhD under the supervision of Professor Elizabeth Legge, was recently nominated for a Governor General’s Gold Medal award.
A hearty congratulations to all of these students for their outstanding work and the impressive recognition that it has received!