Month: November 2015

CES/SAE Pre-dissertation Award Winner Announced

The CES/SAE fellowship was awarded to Sarah French Brennan for her pre-dissertation project, “Intimate Nation: Sexuality and Asylum in the Netherlands.” Sarah is a PhD student in the Applied Anthropology program of the Department of International and Transcultural Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University. (She entered the program in 2010 and received her MA in

2015 Douglass Prize Winner Announced

The 2015 William A. Douglass Prize was awarded to Lilith Mahmud for The Brotherhood of Freemason Sisters: Gender, Secrecy and Fraternity in Italian Masonic Lodges (University of Chicago Press, 2014). An honorable mention was awarded to Mayanthi L. Fernando for The Republic Unsettled: Muslim French and the Contradictions of Secularism (Duke University Press, 2014). Betsy