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Htet Min Lwin named 2024 Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellow in Buddhist Studies

York University is proud to announce that Htet Min Lwin, doctoral candidate at Humanities and grad associate at York Centre for Asian Research has been awarded a 2024 Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellowship in Buddhist Studies. The program supports 11 Scholars from around the world for full-time preparation of dissertations in Buddhist Studies.

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Prof. Christina Sharpe wins prestigious prize for nonfiction

Professor Christina Sharpe was recently awarded the 2023 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction for her book Ordinary Notes (Knopf Canada, Farrar, Straus and Giroux/Macmillan Publishers, Daunt Books, 2023). The prize, worth $75,000, is given annually for excellence in literary nonfiction, to a work that demonstrates a distinctive voice and a compelling command of language.

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Denise Handlarski

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Adele Spraggon

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Dr. Jooyeon Rhee

North Korea's Essential Films and Books You Need to Discover as recommended by Dr. Jooyeon Rhee, a senior lecturer at Hebrew University’s Department of Asian Studies and head of its Korean studies program.

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