Stanford University

Student Prizes Announced

The France-Stanford Center is pleased to announce the student recipients for the inaugural Louise Bourgeois, James Baldwin and Josephine Baker Prizes.

Radhika Koul

James Baldwin Essay Prize

Our inaugural James Baldwin Essay Prize for a research essay by an advanced Stanford PhD student in Humanities, Arts or Social Sciences goes to Radhika Koul for Postcolonial Comparisons Between France and Kashmir: A Study in Method.

Sonya Schoenberger

Louise Bourgeois Essay Prize

Our inaugural Louise Bourgeois Essay Prize for a research essay by a Stanford Masters or early PhD level student in Humanities, Arts or Social Sciences goes to Sonya Schoenberger for Law, Empire and Radioactive Risk: Landscapes of Rights and Redress in the Nuclear Pacific

Max Maxwell Smith

Josephine Baker Honors Thesis Prize

Our inaugural Josephine Baker Prize for an undergraduate Honors thesis goes to Max Smith for Wine to Whiskey: The Transformation of the American South through French Culinary Practices.