Winner: Kamala Russell from the University of Chicago, with a paper entitled, Form and function: Character Viewpoint Gestures in Dialogic Narrative.
Undergraduate prize runner-up is Hannah Carlan (New York University) “It’s a Brown Thing”: Gender, Stereotyping, and Humorous Conversation in a South Asian Community of Practice.
Winner: Jennifer Guzman (UCLA), The Epistemics of Symptom Experience and Symptom Accounts in Mapuche Healing and Pediatric Primary Care in Southern Chile.
The runners-up are Charles Zuckerman (University of Michigan), Dario Valles (Northwestern), and Lauren Zentz (University of Arizona).
Please join us in supporting our student colleagues who will present their papers at the AAAs in San Francisco in the roundtable New Voices In Linguistic Anthropology: Society For Linguistic Anthropology’s Graduate Student Essay Contest, which is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 17th, 8:00-9:45am. Susan Philips and Niko Besnier will act as discussants.