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2018 Margrit Mondavi Graduate Fellowships Awarded

Ten UC Davis graduate students have received Margrit Mondavi Graduate Fellowships for the summer of 2018. Made possible through a bequest of Robert and Margrit Mondavi, and by the Office of the Dean and the College of Letters and Science, the awards of $5,000 each to graduate students in Ph.D. and M.F.A. programs in Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies will support travel, research, workshops and other project-related work.

Humanities Research Awardees:

Emily Frankel, Spanish and Portuguese, D.E. in Human Rights as Feminist Research & Methodology: Female Leftist Militancy and the Politics of the Body in the Southern Cone

Chun Wai Chau, Cultural Studies: Waterways and Borders of Environmental Protection

Rebecca Hogue, English, D.E. Native American Studies: Archipelagos of Resistance: Transindigenous Environmental Activism in Oceania, 1975-Present

Carlos Tello Barreda, Native American Studies: Performing Gender in the Peruvian Andes

Jonathan Doucette, Cultural Studies: In Search of Quiet: Towards a Politics of Waves

Creative Arts Awardees:

Cristina Fries, English, MA in Creative Writing: New Years in La Calera, and other stories

Tara Brandel, Theatre and Dance, MFA Dramatic Arts: Circus

Rachel Deane, Art Studio, MFA: Installation at Automat Gallery

Davin Vidigal Rosenberg, Music, PhD in Ethnomusicology: “Grooving into Place”

Kelsey Lepperd, English, MA in Creative Writing, D.E. in Fiction: Writing Addiction: Fiction’s Responsibility in the Face of Crisis

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