Alessandro Angelini Awarded Hunt Fellowship from Wenner-Gren Foundation

Anthropology professor Alessandro Angelini has received a Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, a grant meant to support to support innovative writing projects to advance anthropological knowledge. Angelini will use this grant to pursue a book project entitled Model Favela: Miniature Life in Rio de Janeiro, which will “explore the social life of imagination through the porous boundaries of the ludic and the real” and “trace how the so-called regularization of daily life for working-poor Brazilians comprise ludic, albeit very serious, encounters.”

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