Associate professor, Osman Khan, is one of three University of Michigan faculty awarded a Guggenheim fellowship in 2020.
Quote from article: “I was inspired by fantastical folktales from South Asia and the Middle East like those found in ‘One Thousand and One Nights,’ and representing one’s culture in a novel manner not typically portrayed in the mainstream,” he said. “My investigative research project will bring to life some of the ‘magic’ found in these tales — such as the flying carpet and the character of Scheherazade — with a contemporary, technological twist.”
Go to The University Record to read, "Three faculty members awarded Guggenheim Fellowships" for full article.
Go to John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 2020 Guggenheim Winners Announced, for full list of awardees.