2012-2013 Research Grant Winners Print
Did you know that you could receive up to $5,000 in research assistance from the AAR? Since 1992, the Academy has awarded over $590,000 to members for individual and collaborative research projects. The application deadline is August 1st of each year. For application information and eligibility requirements, see www.aarweb.org/programs/grants.

Research Grant Winners

Collaborative Grants

Philip Clayton, Claremont School of Theology
Ahimsa, Jains, and the 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan

Brianne Donaldson, Coordinator for the Dharma Traditions, Claremont Lincoln University
Dilip Shah, JAINA (The Federation of Jain Associations in North America)
Sulekh Jain, International School for Jain Studies (ISJS)

Tracey E. Hucks, Haverford College
Religious Vocabularies of Africa: Obeah, Orisa, and Identity in Trinidad

Dianne M. Stewart Diakité, Emory University

Individual Grants

Antoinette DeNapoli, University of Wyoming
In the Time of Cell Phones, Cable, and the Internet: Paradigms of Modernity and the Changing Face of Gender and Renunciation in North India

Prabhavati C. Reddy, George Washington University
Bathukamma: A Festival of Song and Dance of a Flower Goddess

Nora L. Rubel, University of Rochester
Recipes for the Melting Pot: Reading The Settlement Cookbook

Sonja Spear, University of Iowa
Unmasking Halloween: Americans Play with Love, Fantasy, and Death from the Gilded Age to the Present

Adriaan van Klinken, University of Leeds
Homosexuality, Christianity, and National Identity in Postcolonial Zambia