2013 Marianna McJimsey Student Paper Competition Winner!

Brett Evans with Nandi the bull at the famous Brihadeeswara Temple in Thanjavur, India

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 Allocco, 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.

Updated, 30 July 2013: Here is a link to Evans’ article in the ASIANetwork Exchange Spring 2013 issue.