Undergraduate News

Congratulations to Kathy Tran '16 for receiving the Noma-Reischauer Prize!

Congratulations to Kathy Tran '16 for receiving the Noma-Reischauer Prize!

December 7, 2016

Kathy Tran '16 has won the Noma-Reischauer Prize for her paper, “Rising to One’s Potential: Joshi Ryoku and the Power of Femininity in Japan.” The paper was submitted for her senior thesis for her A.B. degree in Anthropology and Linguistics, written under the direction of Nicholas Harkness. She also received the Evon Z. Vogt Prize from the Anthropology Department in May 2016.

 

Alumni Voices: Dilia Zwart '15

Alumni Voices: Dilia Zwart '15

June 1, 2015

I grew up in the Sonoran Desert where my Dutch upbringing and Arizona’s multicultural legacies inspired my own interests in language, culture, migration, and human rights. Every summer my family would visit relatives in the Netherlands, and in high school I began traveling independently to study language in Germany and Costa Rica and to learn about organic farming in Scotland. Throughout my travels, I felt attuned to learning from a “local” perspective by living with host families and taking classes in city centers.