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A Spot of Tea

Posted on: Jan. 14, 2016

Syracuse professor awarded prestigious fellowship; continues work on forthcoming book

Invite Romita Ray for a cup of tea, and you will undoubtedly want to share a second cup —although you may be waiting a while for it.

An associate professor of art history in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, Ray is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship for 2016. Her one-year grant award will support travel and research for an upcoming book, tentatively titled Two Leaves and a Bud: The Visual Cultures of Tea Consumption in Colonial and Modern India.  READ MORE