Second Annual David Sands Holloway Memorial Awards

EALC awards three students the David Sands Holloway Memorial Award for papers that explore issues of gender in Japanese literature and culture.

Yue Wang, PhD candidate in Japanese Language and Literature, received the award for Best Graduate Paper on Culture and Gender for her paper “Time for a Music Bath: Body, Sex, and Subversion in Unno Jūza’s Literary Dystopia.”

Abbey Rowe (major in Psychological & Brain Sciences) won for Best Undergraduate Paper on Japanese Culture and Gender for her paper “The Woman Writer and Her Performance in a Male Dominated Industry.”

Yue Ma (major in Anthropology) received an Honorable Mention in the Undergraduate catetory for her stage play adapted from Novel The Apprentice of Big Toe P by Rieko Matsuura.

Gifts in memory of David Holloway (BA ’03 and PhD ’14, Japanese Language and Literature) can be made via this form. Donations support projects that align with David's research, such as this annual student essay competition.