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Anita Mannur receives Early Career Award

02/13/2012

Anita Mannur
Anita Mannur, assistant professor of English and Asian/Asian American studies has been awarded the Early Career Award from the Association of Asian American Studies.

A committee of jurors, as well as members from the executive board of the Association of Asian American Studies, selected Mannur based on her scholarship, mentorship and teaching record.

The award will be presented in Washington, D.C., in April at the annual meeting of the Association of Asian American Studies.

Mannur specializes in Asian American literature and culture, food studies, and environmental studies. She has published a number of works on these topics, including her most recent book, Culinary Fictions: Food in South Asian Diasporic Culture (2010).

“Dr. Mannur is well deserving of this incredible award. Since joining Miami in fall of 2009 with a joint appointment in English and Asian/Asian American studies, Dr. Mannur has made exceptional contributions as a teacher-scholar in our profession. I look forward to her continuing success in teaching, research, and service at Miami, “ said LuMing Mao, director of Asian/Asian American Studies at Miami.

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