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New Mellon Research Initiative Explores Racial Capitalism


A new Mellon Research Initiative, Racial Capitalism, brings together UC Davis College of Letters and Sciences faculty and graduate students to examine the historical relationship between race and capitalism. For more information on this initative, and associated future events, click here.


New Video Story Archive Gives Human Face to Deportation


During two intensive months this summer, professors and students from UC Davis and El Colegio de la Frontera Norte in Tijuana, Mexico, met with dozens of people who had spent much of their lives in the United States but after being deported are trying — often with great difficulty — to make a new life in Mexico. The result is “Humanizing Deportation/Humanizando la Deportación: A Digital Storytelling Project” of 40 videos that tell their stories. The project grew out of the Mellon Initiative in Comparative Border Studies overseen by the UC Davis Humanities Institute.

2017-18 PhD Unlimited Events Begin Soon


Join the DHI for its first PhD Unlimited event on October 31st. Get a 360° view of the grant writing process with DHI Associate Director, Dr. Molly McCarthy. Learn about finding the right funders, making a powerful argument for your project, and tuning your application to the selection process.

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