UCHRI Announces 2019-20 Graduate Student Dissertation Support Grants

UCHRI recently awarded 15 Graduate Student Dissertation Support grants to PhD candidates across the UC system to support dissertation-related research activities during the 2019-20 academic year. The grantees represent eight UC campuses and nine humanities disciplines, and their projects span centuries and continents.

Breaking the Retrospective Curse: Contemporary Korean Film and the Deconstruction of Communal Ethics

Sue Heun Asokan, East Asian Languages and Literatures, UC Irvine

Staging Vision, Screening Others: Performance Paradigms for Police Practices

Christina Aushana, Communication, UC San Diego

“The Architecture of Belonging: ‘Livable Places’ in the United States since 1945”

Kristina Borrman, Art History, UC Los Angeles

The Ziqpu-stars and Cuneiform Knowledge: Meaning, Applications, Contexts

Gil Breger, Near Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley

Otherworlds: Imagining Planets with Butler, Herbert, and the Pulps

Katherine Buse, English, UC Davis

Melancholic Satires: Embodying Critique in the Eighteenth Century

Phillip Cortes, English, UC Santa Barbara

Sex and the English Revolution

Samuel Fullerton, History, UC Riverside

Pure Imagination: America’s Food Identity Standards, 1938-Present

Clare Gordon, History, UC Irvine

Deepwater Feeds: Mediation and Extraction at the Seafloor

Lisa Han, Film and Media Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Window Seats: Studying Transport and Inequality in Bengaluru, India

Jananie Kalyanaraman, Anthropology, UC Los Angeles

New Era, New Media: The Postsocialist Chinese Media Ecology

Julia Keblinska, East Asian Languages and Cultures, UC Berkeley

Conscripting the Past: The Politics of African History in an Age of Abolition, 1760-1807

Devin Leigh, History, UC Davis

Learning the Values of a Dollar: Childhood and Cultures of Economy in the US, 1825-1900

Jaclyn Schultz, History, UC Santa Cruz

Bedwritten: Middle English Medicine and the Ailing Author

Chelsea Silva, English, UC Riverside

Enlightenment Natures: Birds and the French Empire, 1740-1820

Yotam Tsal, History, UC Berkeley