Announcing 2020-21 IHC Research Focus Groups

Announcing 2020-21 IHC Research Focus Groups

June 10, 2020

The IHC is pleased to announce the 2020-21 Research Focus Groups (RFGs). The RFG program brings together faculty and graduate students with shared research interests from different fields and departments/programs to foster the development of interdisciplinary research agendas.

Welcome to these new RFGs for 2020-21:

The Asian/American Studies Collective
Donna Doan Anderson, History
Diane Fujino, Asian American Studies
Joyhanna Yoo Garza, Linguistics
Naomi Joseph, Sociology
Lisa Sun-Hee Park, Asian American Studies

Disability Studies Initiative
Stephanie Goldstein, English
Catherine Nesci, Comparative Literature
Hangping Xu, East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies

Sustainability and the New Human
Sowon S Park, English
Sangwon Suh, Bren School

Congratulations to these continuing RFGs for 2020-21:

American Indian and Indigenous Collective
Margaret McMurtrey, Religious Studies
Candace Waid, English

Connectivity in the Premodern Mediterranean
Bernadette Andrea, English
Heather Badamo, History of Art & Architecture

Crossing Borderlands
Beth Digeser, History
Lisa Johnson, History
Rose MacLean, Classics

Language, Interaction, and Social Organization (LISO)
Mary Bucholtz, Linguistics
Kevin Whitehead, Sociology

Machine, People, and Politics
W. Patrick McCray, History

New Sexualities
Paul Amar, Global Studies
Mireille Miller-Young, Feminist Studies
Jennifer Tyburczy, Feminist Studies

Re-centering Energy Justice
Mona Damluji, Film and Media Studies
Jéssica Malinalli Coyotecatl Contreras, Anthropology

Slavery, Captivity, and the Meaning of Freedom
Manuel Covo, History
Jeannine Marie DeLombard, English
Rose MacLean, Classics
Evelyne Laurent-Perrault, History
Giuliana Perrone, History

South Asian Religions and Cultures
Barbara A. Holdrege, Religious Studies
Bhaskar Sarkar, Film and Media Studies

Transregional East Asia
William Fleming, East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies
Xiaowei Zheng, History