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Julia Susana Gómez recognized for teaching

Comparative Literature doctoral candidate Susi Gómez has received $1,500 from the Fund for Community Engaged Teaching. This amount—the largest award possible through the fund—is in support of her course Latina Literature and Community, which she is teaching for Comparative Literature this fall. ...

Bess Myers places article

Comparative Literature doctoral student Bess Myers has just placed an article for publication in Arethusa, a distinguished journal in classics edited out of Johns Hopkins. The essay is titled “’One, Two, Three’: Narrative Circles in Plato’s Timaeus.”

Robin Okumu Recognized for Teaching

Doctoral Student Robin Okumu is the recipient of the Kimble First-Year Teaching Award. Named in honor of professor emeritus Dan Kimble, the award is designed to recognize outstanding teaching performance and reflective practice by graduate employees in their first year of college-level classroom ...

Baumeister publishes book chapter

Doctoral student Anna-Lisa Baumeister has published the following book chapter: “French Women Become, German Women Are Made? Simone de Beauvoir, Alice Schwarzer, Translation and Quotation.” ‘On Ne Naît Pas Femme : On Le Devient’ : The Life of a Sentence. Bonnie Mann and Martina Ferrari, ...

Baran Germen wins prize for forthcoming article

Doctoral candidate Baran Germen has been chosen to receive the 2016 Bruce M. Abrams LGBTQ Essay Award for his article “Abjectly Melodramatic: The Monstrous Body and the Queer Politics of Are We OK?” (forthcoming in the June issue of Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture). The award ...

Sunayani Bhattacharya accepts assistant professor position

Sunayani Bhattacharya, who received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature in Winter of 2017, has accepted a tenure-track assistant professorship in English at St. Mary’s College in Morago, California (near San Francisco). Dr. Bhattacharya’s dissertation, directed by Prof. Sangita Gopal, is an ...

Ying Xiong awarded UO Dissertation Research Fellowship

Ying Xiong is the recipient of the highly competitive University of Oregon Dissertation Research Fellowship. The fellowship provides for a year of full funding and will enable Ying to devote herself to the completion of her study of gendered poethood and “translated affect” in late imperial and ...

Palita Chunsaengchan receives Southeast Asian Studies Award

Palita Chunsaengchan is the recipient of the Southeast Asian Studies Award for spring 2017. A study of early Thai cinema, her project considers the cultural and aesthetic status of both traditional Thai performance practices and local forms of entertainment.

Michelle Crowson awarded Margaret McBride Lehrman Fellowship

Michelle Crowson is the recipient of the prestigious Margaret McBride Lehrman Fellowship. Her dissertation, Collecting Women: Curation and Innovation in Early Modern Sino-Japanese Poetics, examines the border-crossing literature of three Japanese women writers active during the late Edo period ...

Baumeister awarded Oregon Humanities Center Fellowship

Anna-Lisa Baumeister has been awarded an Oregon Humanities Center Graduate Research Support Fellowship for Fall 2017. The award will assist her in the writing of her dissertation, which is titled Poetological Ecologies, Ecological Revolutions (1765-1785). Anna is also the recipient of the ...

Iida Pöllänen awarded Comparative Literature Journal Scholarship

Iida Pöllänen is the recipient of the Comparative Literature Journal Scholarship for summer 2017. Iida will use the grant to attend a three-week advanced Swedish language study course at the Uppsala University, Sweden. Advanced knowledge of Swedish is integral to her dissertation, which deals with ...

Bess Myers receives the Norman Brown Graduate Fellowship

Bess Myers is the recipient of the Norman Brown Graduate Fellowship for 2016-2017, which is awarded by the College of Arts and Sciences. Bess, whose focus is rhetoric, is working on a dissertation tentatively titled “Mourning in America: Public Eulogy After 9/11,” which concerns the ...
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