Thursday, October 6, 2011

Want to conduct your own research related to Asia? Then attend the Cotlow Conference to learn how!

2011 Lewis N. Cotlow Student Research Conference

2-5 p.m. with reception following
1957 E Street NW, room B-12

At this annual event, ten undergraduate and graduate students will present findings from their anthropological fieldwork. All students are encouraged to attend the conference and reception, especially if you're interested in pursuing Cotlow-funded research in the coming years. Students will present on a wide range of topics including:
  • Allopathic health care in Bangalore India
  • Children’s rights in Senegalese Koranic schools (Madrassas)
  • Social Problems for Pokot women recovering from obstetric fistula surgery
  • Unshod Daasanach runners from Kenya and the interpretation of 1.5 million-year-old fossil footprints
  • Ancient Mayan political organization
  • Pilgrims and Tourists on the Route of St. Jacques de Compostella, Spain
  • Yoga as a commodity in Mysore, India
  • The rise in Chinese organic farming
  • The impact of tourism on the women of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
  • Late formative era figurines from Oaxaca, Mexico

Student interested in applying for 2012 funds should review the proposal form and instructions found on the website. The deadline for application is 5 p.m. Friday, March 2

For more information, contact the GW Anthropology department at 202-994-6075 or A list of all projects funded to date is on our website:

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