Amanda Randhawa Recieves Travel Grant, Presents Conference Paper

February 2, 2015
Amanda Randhawa

Amanda Randhawa, PhD Student in Comparative Studies, recently received a travel grant from the Sawyer Seminar, "Crossroads: Culture, Politics, and Belief in the Balkans and South Asia (Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation). 

In November, Amanda has also presented her paper, "Meenakshi's Other Face: Agency in the Construction of the Rural Divine in Tamilnadu," at the American Folklore Society Annual Conference. In  June she presided as chair on the panel "Linking Fluidities: Rural-Grey Areas and Class Mobility," at the Conference for the Study of Religion in India. 

Amanda has also been very busy with the Religious Studies Roundtable and she recently founded the South Asian Graduate Studies Association.