A banner year for UCR in awards from the UC Humanities Research Institute! UCR students and faculty won 10 awards including two of the most competitive awards in the system: the President’s Faculty Research Fellowship, won by Gloria Kim (Media and Cultural Studies), and the White Graduate Student Scholarship in Medicine & Humanities won by Jared Smith (Philosophy). Kudos to all applicants and this year’s awardees!

✪ Multicampus Graduate Student Working Group

XIX to XXI: Bringing Spanish language in California to the forefront

Álvaro Gonzelz Alba, Hispanic Studies, UC Riverside
Evelyn Gamez, Spanish and Portuguese, UC Davis

✪ Short-Term Collaborative Research Residency

Reading for Infrastructure, Infrastructure for Reading

Susan Zeiger, English, and Kameron Sanzo, English, UC Riverside
With Adriana Johnson, Comparative Literature, UC Irvine

✪ Editors’ Residency

Moving in the Midst: Critical Indigenous Dance Studies

Jacqueline Shea Murphy, Dance, UC Riverside
Maria Regina Firmino-Castillo, Dance, UC Riverside

✪ The Andrew Vincent White and Florence Wales White Graduate Student Scholarship (Medicine & Humanities)

The Moral Psychology of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Jared Smith, Philosophy, UC Riverside

✪ University of California President’s Faculty Research Fellowship

The Microbial Resolve: Visualization, Speculation, and Security

Gloria Kim, Media and Cultural Studies, UC Riverside

✪ Graduate Student Dissertation Support

Exposed Flesh: A Literary History of Black Being

Sarah Buckner, English, UC Riverside

✪ Conference Grant

Co-Productions: Literature, Media, and Diaspora in the Japanese Transpacific

John Kim, Comparative Languages and Literatures, UC Riverside

✪ Junior Faculty Manuscript Workshop

Indigenous Inhumanities: California Indian Revitalizations and Postapocalyptic Research

Mark Minch-de Leon, English, UC Riverside

✪ Engaging Humanities Grant

Re-Visioning Abolitionist Futures: Beyond the Walls

Setsu Shigematsu, Media and Cultural Studies, UC Riverside

✪ Fall 2020 Residential Research Group

Disciplining Diversity

Mariam Lam, Comparative and Ethnic Studies, UC Riverside (Convener)