OHC announces 2019–20 graduate fellows cohort

Dissertation Fellows

Marc James Carpenter, History. “Memory and Erasure of Settler Violence in Early Oregon, 1848–1928.” (Spring 2020)

Joshua Kerr, Philosophy. “The Hybris of Plants: Reinterpreting Philosophy Through Vegetal Life.” (Fall 2019)

Jinsu Kim, East Asian Languages and Literatures. “The Physio-Moral Vision in Late Imperial Chinese Literature” (Fall 2019)

Holly Roberts, Musicology. “Ecstatic Devotion: Musical Rapture and Erotic Death in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Iconography, Operas, and Oratorios” (Fall 2019)

Alternate Dissertation Fellows

Sheela Bora Hadjivassiliou, Romance Languages. “Reorienting the Utopian Island: Tropes, Toponymy, and Transgression in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Indian Ocean and Caribbean Fictions” (Spring 2020)

Nichelle Frank, History. “Sanitizing History: Problems of Environmental Cleanup and Historic Preservation in Butte, Leadville, and Globe” (Fall 2020)

Ryan Harding, Political Science. “The Method of Leviathan’s Maker: An Intertextual Study of Thomas Hobbes’s Idea and Practice of Science, c. 1640–1658” (Fall 2019)

Palita Chunsaengchan, Comparative Literature. “Competitive Aesthetic Regimes: Intermedial Translations and Early Thai Cinema (1880-1942)” (Winter 2020)

Graduate Research Support Fellows

Hayley G. Brazier, History. “The Seafloor and the Making of Modern North America”

Marie-Caroline Pons, Linguistics. “A Grammar of Chepang, a Tibeto-Burman Language Spoken in Nepal”

Javier Velasco, Romance Languages. “The Andean City: Spatial Interventions in Peru and Bolivia”

Alternate Graduate Research Support Fellows

Jon Dell Jaramillo, Romance Languages. “Speaking from the Silence and Inner Exile of AIDS”

Paul Showler, Philosophy. “Richard Rorty’s Moral Thought”

Andrew Robbins, School of Journalism and Communication. “Minor Genre, Major Threat: Queer and Punk Histories of The San Francisco Transgender Film Festival (1997–2017)”