UCSB Humanities Research Awarded UCHRI Funding

UCSB Humanities Research Awarded UCHRI Funding

May 19, 2021

The IHC is pleased to announce that UCSB faculty and graduate students were awarded a number of UCHRI grants in the 2021-2022 awards competition! Congratulations to the following UCSB award recipients:

Residential Research Group

Fall 2021: Distance and Proximity: Media Culture in the Age of Disruption
Peter Bloom, Film and Media Studies, UC Santa Barbara
Weihong Bao, Film & Media, East Asian Languages and Cultures, UC Berkeley
Erkki Huhtamo, Film, Television, and Digital Media, Design Media Arts, UC Los Angeles

Junior Faculty Manuscript Workshops

Empire of Refugees: North Caucasian Muslims and the Late Ottoman State
Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky, Global Studies, UC Santa Barbara

When the Rebels Win: State Power and Public Interests after Civil Wars
Kai Thaler, Global Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Regenerating Land, Life, and Autonomy: An Indigenous Border Critique
Amrah Salomon J., English, UC Santa Barbara

Conference Grants

Satyajit Ray and the Sense of Wonder
Bhaskar Sarkar, Film and Media Studies, UC Santa Barbara
Bishnupriya Ghosh, English, Global Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Multicampus Faculty Working Groups

California Eugenics Legacies Working Group
Miroslava Chavez-Garcia, History, UC Santa Barbara
Susan Schweik, English, UC Berkeley

Critical Machine Learning Studies
Rita Raley, English, UC Santa Barbara
Fabian Offert, Germanic and Slavic Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Graduate Student Dissertation Support Grant

What really makes us safe? From Carceral Feminism to Transformative Justice for Gender-based Violence
Melanie Brazzell, Sociology, UC Santa Barbara

Talking Dirty: Queer Performance, Racialized Spectacle, and Disruptive Speech in Early Modern English Discourses on Race and Empire
Anita Raychawdhuri, English, UC Santa Barbara

Calculating Justice: Islam, Capital, and Social Good in the United States
Esra Tunc, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Engaging Humanities Grants

Crossing Pride: Queer and Trans Refugee Transnational Storytelling & Digital Archiving
Jeanne Scheper, Gender and Sexuality, UC Irvine
Debanuj DasGupta, Feminist Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Collecting Stories from Black Vallejo: Migration, Pollution, Resistance

Julie Sze, American Studies, UC Davis
David Pellow, Environmental Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Read the complete UCHRI awards announcement here and here.