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Article forthcoming

Doctoral Student Baran Germen’s article “Abjectly Melodramatic: The Monstrous Body and the Queer Politics of Are We OK?” is forthcoming in the June issue of Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture. Baran’s research draws on current developments in “affect theory,” which has ...

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 ...

Elizabeth Howard en route to Paris

Elizabeth Howard has accepted a position with the French Teaching Assistantship Program at the Académie de Paris. She will spend AY 2016-17 teaching English to the French while also doing preliminary research on her dissertation, part of which is focused on women who authored literary fairy tales ...

Latin American Iconicities of Absence

Julia Susana (Suzi) Gómez, doctoral student in Comparative Literature, gave a presentation on April 7 titled “Latin American Iconicities of Absence: A Cognitive Poetic Approach to Mirtha Dermisache’s ‘Unreadable Books.'” In her talk, she shared the results of research done ...

Ramona Tougas Publishes Article

Ramona Tougas has published “Langston Hughes and Performing Transnational Presence: Scottsboro Limited and Harvest” in Comparative Drama, 49 (Fall 2015). Article abstract: Theatre revealed shifts between movements in black modernism of the 1920s and 1930s. As Langston Hughes recalls in his ...

Daria Smirnova Receives Comparative Literature Journal Summer Scholarship

Daria Smirnova is a recipient of the Comparative Literature Journal Summer Scholarship for 2016. The award will enable her to undertake archival work at the Digital Humanities Lab at Yale University and at the Berg Collection of the New York Public Library. As part of her dissertation project, she ...
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