Her project is titled The Runaway Goddess: Water, Gender and Caste in a Climate Apocalypse.
The Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation provides travel fellowships to New England university and college professors to study abroad.
Professors Jerald Walker and Kathryn Ramey join just 184 artists, scholars, writers, and scientists out of nearly 3,000 applicants to receive the prestigious grants.
Annual MCC grants add to Emerson’s tradition of educational leadership and civic and community engagement.
Partnered studios integrate teaching, research, and hands-on practice to address social challenges in the local community and society as a whole.
“It is exciting to see the space be the best it can be,” Emerson Contemporary Director Leonie Bradbury said.
The renewable grant includes free training in a treatment approach called “SPEAK OUT,” and therapy supplies.
“It’s not sci-fi. It’s literally science,” Reiken said.
Tentatively titled We Don’t Know You Anymore, the book will also explore our society’s beliefs about, and reaction to, those who have undergone a radical transformation, as well as ideas around who has the right to redemption.
Is it “memories fade and pictures last” or “pictures fade and memories last”?