Graduate Student in South Asian Languages and Literature, Manbir Kaur, was awarded a Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for the 2013-2014 academic year. She is using the FLAS to study Advanced Urdu.
Urdu is critical for her research on the portrayal of women through literature during the colonial period. She previously was awarded a summer 2013 FLAS to study langauge in Lucknow, India.
The department congratulates Manbir and wishes her good luck with her studies.