James Howe Prize

 

MIT Anthropology announces the 2024 James Howe Prize Winners!

MIT Anthropology is pleased to announce the winners of the 2024 James Howe Prize.

Our winner is Ella Trumper. She wrote "Za’atar: Culinary Embodiments of Occupation and Resistance in Palestine" for 21A.155 Food, Culture, and Politics in Fall 2023. Ella is in the class of 2024, majoring in Course 20 (Biological Engineering).


Honorable mentions go to two students:

  • Cindy Xie wrote "The Politics and Poetics of Asian American Mental Health" for 21A.301 Disease and Health: Culture, Society, and Ethics in Fall 2023. Cindy will graduate this spring with major in Course 11 (Department of Urban Studies and Planning). She will graduate with two minors, Anthropology and Biology, and she won the Howe Prize last year!
  • Leon Hernandez wrote "Palestinian Cuisine: Gastronationalism as Resistance" for 21A.155 Food, Culture, and Politics in Fall 2023. Leon is a second-year student majoring in Course 10 (Chemical Engineering).