Emily Clark awarded Fulbright and GSAS Traveling Fellowships

Ethnomusicology PhD candidate Emily Clark has been awarded two fellowships, a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship (DDRF) and a GSAS Mellon Humanities International Travel Fellowship from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Columbia. The fellowships will fund 14 months of field and archival research in Suriname and the Netherlands, focusing on the music- and self-making practices of ethnically Javanese diasporic populations. Clark's dissertation in progress is entitled “Iron Gongs and Singing Birds: Paths of Migration and Acoustic Assemblages of Alterity in the Former Dutch Colonial Empire.”