The UC Davis Humanities Institute’s Faculty Research Fellowship helps faculty make progress on a major research or creative project. The purpose of the fellowship is to further the research/creative work of the individual recipients and to enable faculty within the humanities and humanistic social sciences to meet and work with colleagues in other disciplines and departments and provides recipients with a single course release. All Faculty Research Fellows take their fellowship in the same quarter and meet weekly at the UC Davis Humanities Institute to informally discuss their work.

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Diana Aramburu, Spanish and Portuguese

Resisting Invisibility: Detecting the Female Body in Spanish Crime Fiction

Michael Foster, EALC 

Visiting Deities: Ritual Transgression, Festival and Tourism in Northern Japan

Beth Levy, Music

Forest Recreations: The “Grove Plays” of the San Francisco Bohemian Club 

Anjali Nath, AMS

A Thousand Paper Cuts

Anna Uhlig,Classics

Prosthetic Figures: Satyrs, Perizoma and the Construction of the Theatrical Body

Jiayi Young, Design

What  Does the Bot Say to the Human

For a complete list of DHI Faculty Research Seminars from 1997-2017, please visit the Archives page.

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2018 Margrit Mondavi Graduate Fellowships

Through a bequest of Robert and Margrit Mondavi with support from the Letters & Science Dean’s office, the DHI awarded $5,000 each to graduate students in Ph.D. and M.F.A. programs in the Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies to support travel, research, workshops and other project-related work in the summer of 2018. The call for Margrit Mondavi Graduate Fellowships is circulated annually in spring quarter.


Tara Brandel, Theatre and Dance


Chun Wai Chau, Cultural Studies 

Waterways and Borders of Environmental Protection

Rachel Deane, Art Studio

Installation at Automat Gallery

Jonathan Doucette, Cultural Studies

In Search of Quiet: Towards a Politics of Waves

Emily Frankel, Spanish and Portuguese

Female Leftist Militancy and the Politics of the Body in the Southern Cone

Cristina Fries, English

New Years in La Calera, and other stories

Rebecca Hogue, English

Archipelagos of Resistance:
Transindigenous Environmental Activism in Oceania, 1975-Present

Kelsey Lepperd, English

Writing Addiction: Fiction’s Responsibility in the Face of Crisis

Davin Vidigal Rosenberg, Music

“Grooving into Place”

Carlos Tello Barreda, Native American Studies

Performing Gender in the Peruvian Andes

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