Fellows

Students outside the Social Sciences and Humanities building

2019-20 Faculty Research Fellows 

Juan Diego Diaz, Music

  • Africanisms in Action: Essentialism and Agency in the Musical Performance of Africa in Bahia, Brazil

Jenny Kaminer, German & Russian

  • Precocious Dreams: Fantasies of Adolescence in Post-Soviet Culture

Justin Leroy, History

  • Freedom’s Limit: Slave Emancipation and Racial Capitalism in the Long Nineteenth Century

Sheldon Lu, Comparative Literature

  • Deterritorialization or Re-territorialization? Rewriting Chinese Film History

Kimberly Nettles-Barcelon, Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies

  • All the Men are Chefs, All the Women are Cooks, But Some of Us are Brave: Black Women Chefs as Cultural Workers

Joseph Sorensen, East Asian Languages & Cultures

  • The Untitled Book and the Beginnings of Literary Criticism in Japan

Julie Wyman, Cinema & Digital Media

  • Dwarf Interventions

2019 Margrit Mondavi Graduate Fellows

Jessica Rattner, Art Studio

  • An American Life/The Crone Project

Mangai Arumugam, Creative Writing

  • Finding Space, and other stories

Maurice Moore, Performance Studies

  • Drawing While Black, aka Black Boy Joy

Deserea Langley, Native American Studies

  • Removal and Reclamation in Susanville, CA

2019 L&S Dean's Graduate Fellows 

Jonathan Parris, Design

  • Building Non-Hierarchical Furniture

Saba Keramati, Creative Writing

  • Daughter of the Silk Road, a poetry collection

Jessa Rae Growing Thunder, Native American Studies

  • Beaded Histories

Xiaolong (Dorothee) Hou, Comparative Literature

  • Reimagining China’s “Rust Belts”

Serena Yang, Music

  • “John Cage Shock” and Its Aftermath

2019 Templeton Graduate Fellow 

Manasvin Rajagopalan,Comparative Literature

  • Alankara in 17th century South India