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Sophie Receives two-year Postdoc Fellowship!

April 10, 2018

Sophie Moore has accepted a two-year postdoctoral fellowship from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She will be a Postdoctoral Fellow for Research on the Plantationocene, sponsored by an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar grant. The fellowship will run from August 2018 to June 2020.  Congratulations Sophie!

Prof. Kalindi Vora receives the 2018 Carson Prize

February 22, 2018

The 2018 Rachel Carson Prize has been awarded to Kalindi Vora, for Life Support: Biocapital and the New History of Outsourced Labor (University of Minnesota Press, 2015). The Society for Social Studies of Science’s Award Committee received 113 books to consider for the prize and shortlisted 13 works for this year’s prize, evaluating books for their overall scholarly quality, their contributions to the field of Science and Technology Studies, and their capacity to cast social or political issues in a new light.

Nina appointed to the 2018 cohort of Mellon Public Scholars!

February 12, 2018

Nina Cole will be working with the Center for Sacramento History to help them update their Sacramento Ethnic Community Survey.

This competitive program introduces graduate students to the intellectual and practical aspects of identifying, addressing and collaborating with members of a public through their scholarship. Participants take part in an interdisciplinary seminar and receive funding support over the summer as they carry out a community-engaged project.

Jonathan receives Critical Theory Cornell Summer Program Fellowship!

February 09, 2018

Please help us congratulate Jonathan Doucette for being this year’s fellowship recipient. It is the first time that Cultural Studies student have received this honor. Mr. Doucette is examining discourses and cultural productions around radio frequencies beyond human perception and reported sensitivities to electromagnetic radiation.