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John Near and Mitra Scholar Grant Reception
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Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | 5-6:30 p.m.
You are cordially invited to celebrate and honor the 2019 John Near and Mitra Scholars at a reception.

Refreshments will be served in the Nichols Hall rotunda from 4 to 5 p.m.

Scholars will present their papers in the auditorium from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Refreshments served at 4 p.m.
John Near Scholars
Logan Bhamidipaty
Plain Language: Henry George, Denis Kearney, and the Anti-Chinese Movement in Nineteenth-Century California

Prameela Kottapalli
Deliberately Unafraid: Audre Lorde as a Pioneer of Intersectional Feminism

Leon Lu
Soul of the Jazz Resistance: Charles Mingus and the Civil Rights Movement

Kelsey Wu
The Loneliness Disease: Challenges of First-Generation Chinese-American Parents of Autistic Children


Mitra Family Scholars
Nikhil Dharmaraj
The Evolution of Evolution: Lucretius’ De Rerum Natura and Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species

Ryan Guan
“The Rattle of the Bones”: Reading T. S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land” as a Response to World War I

Haris Hosseini
Unveiled: The Appropriation of Afghan Women in the War on Terror

Katherine Tian
Does God Play Dice? Understanding the Role of Uncertainty at the Intersection of Antirealist Philosophy and Quantum Mechanics
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