2020–21 Dissertation Fellows

Elio Garcia, English: The End of Modernity: Temporalities of Nation, Indigeneity, and the Anthropocene in the Contemporary Independent Cinema of the Philippines (Fall 2020)

Tara Keegan, History: Running the Redwood Empire: Indigeneity, Modernity, and a 480-mile Footrace (Winter 2021)

Javier Velasco, Romance Languages: Cars, Trains, and Trolleys: Infrastructures of the Urban Space in the Andes (1900-1952) (Winter 2021)

Shuangting Xiong, East Asian Languages and Literatures: Revolutionary Melodrama: Tales of Family, Kinship, and the Nation of Modern China (Fall 2020)

Alternates for Dissertation Fellowships

Sheela Hadjivassiliou, Romance Languages: Reorienting the Utopian Islands: Tropes, Toponymyand Transgression in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Caribbean and Indian Ocean Fictions

Aidan Pang, English: Hear Me Out: Remediating Bodies through Digital Voices

Cassandra Galentine, English: Wash Yourself White: Race, Hygiene, and Environmental Justice in U.S. Multiethnic Women’s Working-Class Literature