Brett Evans with Nandi the bull at the famous Brihadeeswara Temple in Thanjavur, India
ASIANetwork is pleased to announce the winner of the 2013 Marianna McJimsey Award for the best undergraduate student paper dealing with Asia. The winning paper is entitled “Ideologies of the Shri Meenakshi Goushala: Hindu and Jain Motivations for a Madurai Cow Home,” written by Brett Evans of Elon University. Congratulations to Mr. Evans and to his academic advisor, Amy Alloco, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies. The paper will be published in the Spring 2013 edition of ASIANetwork Exchange. We would like to express our thanks and admiration for the many other accomplished entries that competed for this prize.
A consortium of around 160 North American colleges, ASIANetwork strives to strengthen the role of Asian Studies within the framework of liberal arts education to help prepare succeeding generations of undergraduates for a world in which Asian societies play prominent roles in an ever more interdependent world.
ASIANetwork Executive Director
Teddy O. Amoloza
Illinois Wesleyan University
tamoloza [at] iwu.edu Chair, ASIANetwork Board of Directors
Washington & Jefferson College
zgai [at] washjeff.edu
ASIANetwork Information Officer
erlozada [at] davidson.edu