Published on Oct 9, 2018
Graduate student Ji Yea Hong wins the 2018 Dying and Bereavement Doctoral Student Paper Prize from the Dying and Bereavement Interest Group of Society for Medical Anthropology, a section of the American Anthropological Association. Hong's paper, "The Diaspora of Death and the Viapolitics of Dwelling: Coffins, Houses, and Personhood in a Na Society," was selected for its ethnographic study of death practices in Na society. The prize comes with a cash award and will be presented at the DBIG business meeting during the 2018 AAA meeting in San Jose, CA. Professors Julie Chu, Alice Yao, and Constantine Nakassis are her advisors.