Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship 2012 Recipient
Samanea Karrfalt '14 is a German and anthropology double major who is the recipient of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide . She received the highest award available, $5,000, for her research project proposal on the visual representations of blackness in German art and pop culture. Her project will combine a contemporary analysis of this genre, historical examples of these representations, and the relationship between primitivism and Berlin modernist movements. The German Department congratulates her on this honor and wishes her a very rewarding and exciting semester in Berlin!