McJimsey Award 2021

2021: Gettysburg College & Ohio Wesleyan University

ASIANetwork is pleased to announce the winner of the 2021 Marianna McJimsey Award for the best undergraduate student paper dealing with Asia. The winning paper is entitled: “Strangers in a Strange Land: Translating Catholicism in Early Modern Japan,” written by Christopher Lough (’22), history and French double major at Gettysburg College. His faculty advisor for the essay is Dina Lowy, Associate Professor of History. The winning essay will be published in a forthcoming issue of ASIANetwork Exchange.  

My Ta

The first runner-up paper is “The Tale of Genji and the Purple Floral Metaphors,” by My Ta (’21), mathematics major at Ohio Wesleyan University. Her faculty advisor is Anne Sokolsky, Professor of Comparative Literature.