Religion Faculty Awarded Fellowship at University of Hamburg
Published on December 16, 2019
Leah Comeau, PhD, associate professor of Religion in the Department of Humanities, has been awarded a prestigious fellowship at the University of Hamburg, where she will work with a scholar at the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures.
She will be a Research Fellow for the Department of Indian and Tibetan Studies at
the Asia-Africa Institute of the University of Hamburg. During her leave in the 2020-2021
academic year, she will be working on her second book, preparing an article for publication
in a peer-reviewed religious studies journal, and developing courses on Material Religion
and Medical Humanities.
Earlier this year Dr. Comeau published a book Material Devotion in a South Indian Poetic World, published by Bloomsbury Press as part of a new material religion series.