María Elena García awarded NEH fellowship!

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2018-2020 Hanauer Honors Professor María Elena García has been awarded a prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to complete her research for Gastro-Politics, Race, and Species in Peru, a book-length study about the recent culinary boom in Peru that has made Lima one of the top food destinations in the world.

Dr. García is one of 253 award recipients, totaling $14.8 million; 84 of these were fellowships. The press release reads:

Grant awards announced today will also help document, preserve, and ensure access to materials of critical importance to the nation’s cultural heritage, from fragile artifacts and manuscripts to analog and digital recordings subject to technological obsolescence.

Congratulations, ME!

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