CST News


2/5/19: The UC Davis Humanities Institute has selected three Cultural Studies students for the 2019 cohort of Mellon Public Scholars. 

  • Jasmine Wade, California Department of Education: Native American Model Curriculum Project

  • Katherine Nasol, Rise, Resist, Unite: The Stories of AAPI Women and Girls

  • Marlené Mercado, Expanding the Network and Reach of the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee Chapter in Sacramento

Read more about the program and the 2019 cohort in a press release from the DHI: http://dhi.ucdavis.edu/featured-stories/welcome-the-2019-mellon-public-scholars 

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 $7,500 support over the summer as they carry out a community-engaged project.


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12/29/19: Hayley Steele was accepted to the HASTAC Scholars Program as part of the 2018-2020 cohort.  Also, Hayley's paper, "Decolonizing Gender in Interactive Narrative Media" has been accepted to the 2019 HASTAC conference to be held in Uceded Musqueam Territory (Vancouver, BC)  May 16-18, 2019.  The conference will also be featuring "Thermophiles in Love," a larp Hayley created in collaboration with Mark Marino, Rob Wittig, and Cathy Podeswa.


10/19/18: Jeanelle Hope, Beshara Kehdi, and Jasmine Wade presented at the Association for the Study of African American Life History (ASALH) annual conference. Their panel was titled, "Visions of Freedom: Rethinking Afro Asian, Arab, and Native Solidarities."



8/29/18: Congratulations to Dr.'s Kellie Gove, Sophie Moore, Xan Chacko, and Stephanie Maroney for graduating with PhD's in Cultural Studies!