ASPECT doctoral student Shelby Ward published “Apocalypse ’83,” in the Literary Encyclopedia: Exploring Literature, History and Culture, September 27, 2018.

Ward also presented “A ‘Downtown’ for Colombo: The Geopolitics of Sri Lankan Urbanization” with Ranitri Weerasuriya at the 47th Annual Conference on South Asia, which was held October 11–14 at the Center for South Asia, University of Wisconsin–Madison.